This week at local libraries (April 19-25)
The Chardon Friends of the Library will host its annual Maple Festival Book Sale in the Chardon Library’s Bostwick Room.
There will be a Friends Members only preview from 10 to 11 a.m. April 22. It is possible to join the Friends or renew membership at the door. General book sale hours will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 23 and 24, and 1 to 5 p.m. April 25. Sunday is bag day, with $3 per bag of books.
Cost of most hardback books is 50 cents; paperbacks, 25 cents.
For details, call the library at 440-285-7601.
The Friends of the Ralph M. Besse Library Group of Ursuline College are hosting a spring book and stamp sale April 23 through 25 with a preview night from 4 to 7 p.m. April 22. The price of admission to the preview event is $25 per person. Bargain bag day, on April 25, will offer shoppers discounts on a wide variety of items. There will also be postcards and stamps, including first-day covers, plate blocks, used and unused stamps, unique stamps, albums and catalogs.
"The book sale not only supports the library, but it also puts great books into the hands of the local community," said Betsey Belkin, director of the library.
For more information call 440-646-8184.
Friends of the Euclid Public Library April Book Sale will be 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 23. Non-members may join the Friends of the Library that evening.
The Public Book Sale will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 24 and 1 to 4 p.m. April 25. Sunday only will be fill-a-bag with books for $2.
Euclid Public Library is at 631 East 222nd St., Euclid. For details call 216-261-5300.
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-- Cheryl Sadler