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Prices drop as library book sale winds down

Posted November 18, 2009 4:58 p.m. EST

It looked like Black Friday at the Wake County Libraries' Annual Booksale in a former Winn-Dixie Supermarket in the South Station Shopping Center, 1514 Garner Station Blvd. in Raleigh, on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009.

— Thousands of books will be available at deep discounts during the second weekend of the 2009 Public Libraries’ book sale beginning Wednesday.

The sale is open to the public at 1514 Garner Station Blvd. as follows:

Thursday, Nov. 19, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 20, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 21, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 22, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Hardcover books are $4 and paperbacks are $1.

Saturday is half-price day. Hardcovers will sell for $2 and paperbacks for 50 cents. On the final day of the sale, books are $5 per box or $2 per bag.

Only cash and checks are acceptable for payment. Customers are encouraged to bring hand trucks and/or push carts to transport their purchases.