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Posted on: September 13, 2021

MT Public Library Book Sale Starts Tomorrow at the Overlook Activities Center!

Manheim Township Public Library will host their 13th Annual Book Sale event on Tuesday, September 14th (9 am – 8 pm), Wednesday, September 15th (9 am – 8 pm) and Thursday, September 16th (9 am - 5 pm, ½ Price Day).

The three-day event will be located at the Overlook Activities Center at 301 Golf Drive, Lancaster PA, inside the Roller Skating Rink. Hosted by the Friends of Manheim Township Public Library, the book sale is one of the Library’s major fundraiser events, with proceeds from the sale being used for Library materials, programs and equipment.

The event was unfortunately canceled last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, so this year promises to be the biggest book sale event they have ever hosted, dating back to 2008.

“The community’s support of this year’s Annual Book Sale is more important than ever! The library serves the community in good times and bad, providing resources, programs, and services that patrons rely on,“ said Manheim Township Public Library Executive Director, Joyce Sands. “The funds raised by this volunteer run activity help the library fulfill this vital role.”

In addition to a wide variety of books, there will be a healthy selection of DVDs, CDs, Books on CDs and puzzles.

“After spending the past two years accumulating over 50,000 books and media items, we are excited for the community to come and shop from 30 different categories!” – said Book Sale Coordinator, Rennae Newman.

Hardcover books are $2, paperback books are 50¢, children’s hardcover books are $1, children’s paperback books are 50¢ while DVDs are $1, CDs are 50¢ and puzzles are 50¢. Cash, check, or credit cards are all accepted, with a minimum $5 purchase for credit cards. 

Book and media donations will not be accepted at the book sale, but rather at the Manheim Township Public Library on Tuesdays and Fridays between 9 am and 11 am.

For more information about the sale or donating books during regular business hours, please call the library at 717-560-6441. The Manheim Township Public Library is located on the Overlook Community Campus near the Fruitville Pike entrance at 595 Granite Run Drive.

To become a member of the Manheim Township Public Library, visit https://catalog.lancasterlibraries.org/selfreg to sign up for a free library card.

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MEDIA POST CONTACT:
 
Declan Murphy, Manheim Township Communications Specialist
W: 717-569-6406 Ext: 1140
 
dmurphy@manheimtownship.org 

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