, Newburyport, MA

October 23, 2013

Volunteers needed to help at Friends book sale

Newburyport Daily News

---- — AMESBURY — The Friends of the Amesbury Public Library will hold a “Fill a Bag’ book sale on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Friends Used Book Shop, located downstairs at the library, 149 Main St.

Purchase a reusable shopping bag for $10 and fill with anything and everything on the shelves. The sale will include books for adults, teens and children; music; movies; audio books, and puzzles.

Volunteers are needed to help on the day of the sale. Call the library at 978-388-8148 with contact information and a member of the Friends of the Amesbury Public Library will respond.

All proceeds from the sale will go to the Friends, whose mission is to support the library and its staff, and to enhance the resources and services of the library.

The funds raised from memberships, fundraisers and the Book Shop pay for educational, cultural and technical programs for adults, teens and children, including museum passes, subscriptions, refreshments, prizes and supplies for programs and activities, new furnishings, technology aids and any special requests made by the library staff.

Residents are invited to attend upcoming Friends meetings on Mondays, Nov. 4 and Dec. 2 in the Amesbury History Room at the Amesbury Library from 7 to 8 p.m.