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Fairview book sale features more than 5,000 books

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Friends of the Fairview Public Library Book Sale

There are more than 5,000 books to choose for all ages and interest levels at the Friends of the Fairview Public Library Book Sale.

It’s time to replenish summer book stashes for cooler days ahead at the Friends of the Fairview Public Library Book Sale on Aug. 22-24.  

There are more than 5,000 books to choose for all ages and interest levels. 

“We will be hosting the book sale at the Fairview Public Library,” Cheryl Hamilton, president of the Friends of the Fairview Library. “It returned to the library in February after a decade of being held at the Rec Center. We had to make a few adjustments due to the size difference, but our patrons seemed to like it. It also gives us the chance to showcase our wonderful library.”

The biannual sales are the largest fundraisers held by the Friends group. The sale in February raised $1,600 that was used in part to purchase new roller shades for the windows in the main part of the library to match the newer blinds in the meeting room.

If you have questions about volunteering to help at the book sale or about the sale itself, email the Friends at or check out their Facebook page. 

The book sale runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 22 and 23, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24. Guests can enter through the front doors at the Fairview Public Library, located at 2240 Fairview Boulevard. 

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