Friends host 24th Annual Book Sale to benefit Miami-Dade Public Library System

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Friends host 24th Annual Book Sale to benefit Miami-Dade Public Library System
Thousands of donated books, DVDs, CDs and more available.
MIAMI (Dec. 2, 2015) – The Friends of the Miami-Dade Public Library (friendsofmdpl.org) will host the 24th annual Book Sale Dec. 9 – 12 at the main branch of the Miami-Dade County Public Library System, 101 W. Flagler St., in downtown Miami.
The proceeds from the four-day sale, which run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., will benefit the Miami-Dade Public Library System. Friends, a nonprofit run by volunteers, will sell thousands of books, DVDs and CDs that were donated over the past year.
Book prices are $1 for paperbacks and $3 for hardcover books, with specialty books, DVDs and CDs priced separately. All buyers will receive a complimentary ticket to visit History Miami’s exhibit Operation Pedro Pan: The Cuban Children’s Exodus.
“Our goal is support the library system and ensure its growth, and to get more books in the hands of people in our community,” said Lynn Summers, chair of the organization.
Event Details
Who:
Friends of Miami-Dade Public Library
What: 24rd Annual Book Sale
When: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Dec. 9 – 12
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sale of specialty books in the library auditorium.
Where: Main branch of the Miami-Dade Public Library System, 101 W. Flagler St. The sale will be held in the breezeway and in the library auditorium.
Why: Support the Miami-Dade Public Library System
Social Media: Facebook.com/friendsofmdpls and Twitter, @friendslibrary
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ABOUT FRIENDS OF MIAMI-DADE PUBLIC LIRBARY
The Friends of the Miami-Dade Public Library was founded in 1974 to support Miami-Dade County’s public library system. The founders were six writers – Mae Knight Clark, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Douglas Fairbairn, Pamela Johnson, Helen Muir and Nixon Smiley – who realized the need for greater community involvement. The Friends promote library excellence by advocating, volunteering and raising funds for special educational and cultural programs as specifically approved by the Miami-Dade Public Library System and the Friends. Visit friendsofmdpl.org

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