The Friends of Rockport Public Library will hold its giant annual book sale from Thursday, July 14, through Sunday, July 17 at the Midcoast Recreation Center on Route 90 in Rockport.

Volunteers are working full steam ahead to get ready for the sale, with sorting and packing thousands of books.

The Members Only Sale is Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. Becoming a member of the Friends is easy! A year’s membership is $15 for individuals, $20 for families and $50 for patrons and businesses.

The sale will be open to the public on Friday, July 15, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. On Saturday, July 16, the sale is open at 8 a.m. until noon and again from 1 to 3 p.m. when the Box O’ Books Sale offers books at a discount.

The sale will conclude on Sunday, from 8 to 11 a.m. when all remaining books are free.

The Friends are still looking for volunteers for the book sale, so contact the Rockport Public Library at 236-3642 to sign up. The Library's website is