On Wednesday, October 4, from 3 to 6 pm, the Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District will hold a special Educators Only half-price sale. All books, DVDs, CDs, and audio books will be on sale for educators at half off the regular prices. The sale does not include Red Tag books which are available at 25¢ each.
This sale will offer teachers an opportunity to purchase books and other materials for classroom and personal use. Teachers must present their teacher's identification to attend and qualify for the sale and to participate in a drawing for prizes. Refreshments will be served and all teachers who attend are eligible to enter a drawing for a variety of prizes.
On Tuesday, October 10, the Friends will begin a Specialty Sale of oversize paperback and hardcover Cookbooks. These cookbooks span a wide variety of culinary sources, including celebrity chef books, native cuisine books from multiple countries, vegetarian and gluten-free books and many more.
All Cookbooks will be on sale for $1 for hardcover and 50¢ for oversize paperbacks. The Cookbook sale will run through October 31.
Both sales will be held at the Friends used book store which is located behind the Boardman Road Branch Library, 141 Boardman Road, on the south side of the building - Look for the door with the Blue Awning!. The Book Store's normal hours and days of operation are 10 am to 4pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The store accepts cash; Master Card, VISA and Discovery cards and checks with valid identification.
The Book Store accepts donations of used books in good condition Monday through Friday from 10 am to 12 pm on days that the Library is open.
For more information about the store, call 845-485-3445 x 3423, or check out the Friends Facebook page.
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