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2020 - Spotlight - Library

Posted on: January 10, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Friends of the Library to offer books, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs at sale

People browse collections of books set up on folding tables in the library's Bronte Room.

PHOTO: Residents browse gently used books and other items during the Friends of the Library book sale in September 2022.

Victoria residents can come to the Victoria Public Library for bargain-priced books and more next week as the Friends of the Library hosts its first book sale of the year.

The book sale will be in the library’s Bronte Room, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16 (the library will close early at 5 p.m. for Martin Luther King Jr. Day); 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 17, 19 and 20 (Tuesday, Thursday and Friday); 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18; and 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Jan. 21.

A members-only sale will be held 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15

Memberships cost $10 per year and can be renewed at the Victoria Public Library.

Gently used books of all genres, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs will be available, with items costing $1-2. Payments must be made by cash or check; cards will not be accepted. Thursday-Saturday, all items will be half price.

Friday and Saturday, residents can pay $1 to fill their Friends of the Library tote bags with as many items as they can carry. Residents can refill their tote bags for $1 as many times as they want. Tote bags can be purchased from the library for $7 and can be used at future sales.

Proceeds from the sale will fund event programming for children and adults at the library.

For more information about the book sale and other upcoming library events, visit the Victoria Public Library’s event calendar at

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