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Bentonville Arkansas - Get Ready for School with the Friends Children s Book Sale 26 July 2022 ( news )
Bentonville , state Arkansas ( By Press Release office)
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Bentonville , AR . . .
The Friends of the Bentonville Library will host its annual summer children ' s book sale from Thursday , July 28 – Saturday , July 30 , 2022 . The sale will be held at the Bentonville Public Library ( BPL ) in the Rotary Conference Room and the Walmart Community Room , located at 405 S . Main Street .
The first day of the sale will be an Educator Appreciation Day . On Thursday , July 28 from 9AM – 7PM , a 25% discount will be offered to all educators . A preview sale for Friends of the Library Members will also be on Thursday , July 28 from 4PM – 7PM . Memberships can be purchased at the door . Memberships are $10/year for individuals and $25/year for families .
The sale will be open to the public on Friday , July 29 and Saturday , July 30 from 9AM – 5PM . Patrons can use both cash and card , with a small upcharge , throughout the sale . During the three - day sale , every child accompanied by an adult will receive one free book .
More than 40 , 000 children’s books will be for sale and prices will be $0 . 50 for soft cover and $1 . 00 for hard cover . Specialty books priced as marked . New inventory will be added each day . The following types of books will be available: board books , picture books , early readers , chapter books , non - fiction , classics , graphic novels and young adult . Educator resources will also be available .
The mission of the Friends of the Bentonville Library , Inc . is to establish closer relationships between the Bentonville Public Library and the people it serves; to enhance library services through financial support; and build awareness of the library resources , services and needs . Revenues from this sale will support the Bentonville Public Library expansion .
The Friends always seek adult volunteers to help with setup/breakdown and during the sale , as well as staffing the Read it Again Bookstore throughout the year . Please contact Carie O’Banion at
bentonvillelibraryfriends . org
for more information on volunteering . Help the Friends provide first class library facilities for our children for decades to come . Many thanks to our sponsors: Sterling Media and Bird Dog Realty .
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