The Friends of Waldoboro Public Library will be opening their Book Barn Saturday, May 17, from 9 a.m.t o 1 p.m. The Barn is located at 995 Main St.

Unfortunately, the season will be very short this year due to the recent sale of the property. The Barn will open again Saturday, May 24 and Monday, May 26, then close permanently.

On May 17, 24 and 26, the Friends will hold a closeout sale in an attempt to clear the current inventory. Bargains galore on gently used books for all ages and interests will be available.

In addition to the sale, the Friends of the Library will be holding a 50/50 Raffle with the proceeds to be split between the winner and the funds raised by the Friends to benefit the library. Tickets will be available for purchase from Saturday, May 17 until the drawing on Waldoboro Day, Saturday, June 21. You may purchase your tickets at the library any day it is open or at the Book Barn on May 17, 24, and 26, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. $1 per ticket or six tickets for $5.

Library hours are Mondays and Thursdays, noon to 7 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., closed Tuesdays and Sundays.