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Boxes Secure Positions In Line For Opening Day Of Book Sale

Published: July 06, 2018 at 12:00 am

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Boxes and bins were lined outside of Reed Intermediate School, 3 Trades Lane, to reserve people's place in line, on July 6, in preparation for opening day of the Friends of the C.H. Booth Library Book Sale. (Bee Photo, Silber)
Boxes and bins were lined outside of Reed Intermediate School, 3 Trades Lane, to reserve people's place in line, on July 6, in preparation for opening day of the Friends of the C.H. Booth Library Book Sale. (Bee Photo, Silber)
Some boxes included labels indicating that they should not be moved, as each box represented a person's specific place saved in line for Friends of the C.H. Booth Library Book Sale's opening day on July 7, at 9 am. (Bee Photo, Silber)
Some boxes included labels indicating that they should not be moved, as each box represented a person's specific place saved in line for Friends of the C.H. Booth Library Book Sale's opening day on July 7, at 9 am. (Bee Photo, Silber)
Roughly 40 empty boxes and bins were lined up outside Reed Intermediate School, 3 Trades Lane, on the morning of Friday, July 6. The record-breaking number of boxes, according to Friends of the C.H. Booth Library Publicity Director Toni Earnshaw, represented people's reserved place in line in anticipation for the Friends of the C.H. Booth Library Book Sale.

The annual book sale is scheduled to run Saturday and Sunday, July 7 and 8, from 9 am to 5 pm; Monday, July 9, from 9 am to 7 pm (half price day); Tuesday, July 10, from 9 am to 7 pm ($5 bag day); and Wednesday, July 11, from 9 am to noon (free day). For Saturday only, $5 numbered admission tickets for attendees 18 years and older go on sale beginning at 7 am.

For more information, visit boothbooksale.org.

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