Used book sale upcoming in Wooster

Used book sale upcoming in Wooster

Betty Wilkin, left, and Scott Gregory get materials ready for the annual Spring Used Book Sale, sponsored by the Wooster Friends of the Wayne County Public Library. The sale will be March 24-25 in Wooster.


The Spring Used Book Sale will be held Friday, March 24 and Saturday, March 25 at The Book Cellar, located in the basement of the operations center of the Wayne County Public Library, corner of North Market Street and Larwill Avenue in Wooster. Friday’s sale will run from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday’s sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sponsored by the Wooster Friends of the Wayne County Public Library, the spring sale features thousands of donated books and books culled from the Wayne County Public Library, along with audio-visual items such as DVDs, CDs and books on CD for children and adults. Also at this sale, a silent auction will take place for an Expression 24-inch Cricut machine along with 13 cartridges.

Prices range from a quarter to $1.25 for adult books and 25-50 cents for books for children and young adults. The shelves are packed with books ranging from general fiction and sci-fi to mystery and romance, both in papercover and hardback. There also is a good selection of books in large print. The sale includes an array of nonfiction books, especially in biography.

For youngsters and early readers, there are board books, picture books, readers and chapter books. The sale also includes juvenile fiction, nonfiction including many science books for grade-school kids, graphic novels and comic books, and young adult novels. There is a collection of illustrated fairy tales, legends and myths from various cultures.

Proceeds from the book sale will be used to benefit the Wayne County Public Library to better serve its patrons. Free parking will be available at the Zion Lutheran Church across the street.

There will be no Bag Day for the spring book sale.

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