Friends of the Library Sets Summer Book Sales

The nonprofit Friends of the Canby Public Library are continuing their popular outdoor book sales this summer, offering fantastic deals on a wide variety of reading material for all ages, as well as CDs, DVDs and other entertainment.

The next sale will be from 10 to 2 p.m. Friday, June 18, at the Civic Plaza outside the Canby Public Library. Local balloon twister Antonio Sombrero will be on-hand.

School’s officially out, and information about the library’s summer reading program for adults and kids will be offered. Children’s books and DVDs will be 10 for $1, and CDs will be 20 for a buck.

Most hardcover books will be $2, paperbacks $1, and there will be a large selection of the Friends’ famous 50-cent selections.

Later sales are scheduled for July 16, Aug. 6 and Sept. 3 and 17. All sales will be at the Civic Plaza except for the first one in September, which will be staged at Swan Island Dahlias.

The Friends of the Canby Public Library is a nonprofit, member-based organization dedicated to supporting the local library.

Through its fundraising efforts at the Library Book Garden Store and other events, the Friends provide funding for a diverse range of library programs and services, including Summer Reading, cultural passes, family and adult programming and musical programs.

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