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CANCELLED: Library offers book and bake sale for its "spring cleaning"

Mar 21, 2020
Source: Melissa Waterman Friends' Bake Boss Ann Rafferty and former Friends member Judy Grossman help bake sales at last year's event.

Rockland — The Friends of Rockland Public Library will present a Spring Clearance book and bake sale Saturday, March 28, at the Rockland Public Library.

Proceeds of the sale will support the Friends’ activities, which include library cards for Knox County students, children’s and young adult books, computers and computer maintenance, interlibrary loan services and Thursday evening adult programming.

The book sale will be in the community room, in the library’s lower level, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. More than 3,000 gently used books will be on sale in all subjects, including a selection of classic literature for children, coffee table books and contemporary works. Cost is $10 per bag; bring a personal bag, as bags will not be provided.

Members of Friends of Rockland Public Library are invited to shop first, from 8:30 until 9 a.m. Anyone interested in joining or renewing their Friends membership may do so at the door.

Pies, cakes and other baked goods made by Friends members and other library supporters will be for sale outside the Community Room from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The BookStop will be open as well.

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Comments (2)
Posted by: Kendall Merriam | Mar 24, 2020 11:33

Oops! I didn't take in the headline that event is cancelled.

Posted by: Kendall Merriam | Mar 23, 2020 11:35

How does this comport with Maine's and national CDC's recommendations of sheltering-in-place and social distancing when the spread of covid-19 is predicted to worsen?!

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