Book Sales

             Friends of the Lynnfield Library Seeking Donations                           for the Fall 2017 Used Book Sale

The Friends of the Lynnfield Library are preparing for our favorite fall event. The Annual Used Book Sale is Saturday, October 21 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Meeting House with the “bag of books for $8” taking place in the final hour.  A Preview for Friends’ members only will be Friday, the evening of October 20, and all Friends’ members are welcome at that time.

The Friends are seeking donations of hardcover non-fiction, small and large fiction and non-fiction paperbacks, DVDs, and all children and young adult materials.  Just a reminder that we are looking for materials that are attractive for sale and have no water damage, ripped or missing pages, mold, stains or debris. The Friends cannot accept VHS tapes, textbooks, encyclopedias, Reader’s Digest Condensed collections or magazines.  Please keep in mind that in order to give us sufficient processing time, our deadline for donations is October 13, 2017.

Please bring your boxed or bagged donations to the Library Circulation Desk or leave them in the library foyer. It would be most helpful for the staff if you could use boxes or bags that you can leave at the library with your donations.  Donation receipts are available upon request.

According to Friends’ President Mary Beth Janakas, “The Annual Fall Book Sale really is such a fun event. It gives everyone who attends a chance to meet old friends, make new acquaintances and purchase some quality books, CD’s and DVD’s at very reasonable prices. The Fall Book Sale is one of the major fundraisers that the Friends of the Lynnfield Library hold every year. The money that is made supports many of the Library programs such as The Summer Reading Program, The Museum Pass Program and other adult and children programs throughout the year.”

The Friends of the Lynnfield Library is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization supporting Library programs and activities both financially and through hundreds of volunteer hours each year.  If you are interested in joining the Friends or would like information about the organization, please click on the “Join the Friends” option on this page or email the Friends at friend@foll.org.   Thank you for supporting the Friends of the Lynnfield Library.

 

Friends of the Lynnfield Library Seeking Donations for the Spring Used Book Sale – May 13, 2017

The Friends of the Lynnfield Library have set the Spring Book Sale for Saturday, May 13 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on the Town Common.  And once again, we will be sharing space with “Crafters on the Common” sponsored by Centre Congregational Church.  In case of inclement weather, the Lynnfield Library will accommodate the sale inside the building.  The sale items will include a large assortment of gently used books and other media materials, ready for appreciative new owners.

The Friends would like to request donations of hardcover non-fiction, small and large fiction and non-fiction paperbacks, DVDs, music CDs and all children and young adult materials.  Please check that your donations do not have water damage, ripped or missing pages, mold, stains, or debris.  The Friends cannot accept VHS tapes, textbooks, encyclopedias, Reader’s Digest Condensed collections, magazines, games or puzzles.

Please bring your boxed or bagged donations to the Library Circulation Desk or leave them in the Library foyer.  It would be most helpful for the staff if you could use boxes or bags that you can leave at the library with your donations. The Library is accepting donations until one week before the sale.

Additionally, there will be a table with materials for children and young adults at the Middle School on Saturday, May 20th as part of the Townscape Geraniumfest and Kids Day celebration.

The Friends of the Lynnfield Library is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization supporting Library programs and activities both financially and through hundreds of volunteer hours each year.  If you are interested in joining the Friends or would like information about the organization, please select the “Join the Friends Tab” on this site or email the Friends at friend@foll.org.   Thank you for supporting the Friends of the Lynnfield Library.

Friends of the Lynnfield Library Seeking Donations for the 2016 Fall Annual Book Sale

A Collage of Children at last Year's Book Sale

A Collage of Children at last Year’s Book Sale

The Friends of the Lynnfield Library are preparing for our favorite fall event. The Annual Used Book Sale is Saturday, October 22 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Meeting House with the “bag of books for $6” taking place in the final hour.  A Preview for Friends’ members only will be Friday, the evening of October 21, and all Friends’ members are welcome at that time.

The Friends are seeking donations of hardcover non-fiction, small and large fiction and non-fiction paperbacks, DVDs, music CDs and all children and young adult materials.  Just a reminder that we are looking for materials that are attractive for sale and have no water damage, ripped or missing pages, mold, stains or debris. The Friends cannot accept VHS tapes, textbooks, encyclopedias, Reader’s Digest Condensed collections or magazines.  Please keep in mind that in order to give us sufficient processing time, our deadline for donations is October 14, 2016

Please bring your boxed or bagged donations to the Library Circulation Desk or leave them in the library foyer. It would be most helpful for the staff if you could use boxes or bags that you can leave at the library with your donations. The library is accepting donations right up until a week before the sale.  Donation receipts are available upon request.

According to Friends’ President Ann Decker, “Each year we look forward to this fundraiser which brings the community together for a day of browsing, buying, socialization and fall fun. The Annual Fall Used Book Sale plays a large part in funding the Library programs and services that we all enjoy.”

The Friends of the Lynnfield Library is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization supporting Library programs and activities both financially and through hundreds of volunteer hours each year.  If you are interested in joining the Friends or would like information about the organization, please click on our Join the Friends tab or email the Friends at friend@foll.org.   Thank you for supporting the Friends of the Lynnfield Library

Friends of the Lynnfield Library Seeking Donations for the Spring Used Book Sale – May 21, 2016

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The Friends of the Lynnfield Library have set the Spring Book Sale for Saturday, May 21 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on the Town Common.   In case of inclement weather, the Lynnfield Library will accommodate the sale inside the building.  The sale items will include a large assortment of gently used books and other media materials, ready for appreciative new owners.

The Friends would like to request donations of hardcover non-fiction, small and large fiction and non-fiction paperbacks, DVDs, music CDs and all children and young adult materials.  Please check that your donations do not have water damage, ripped or missing pages, mold, stains, or debris.  The Friends cannot accept VHS tapes, textbooks, encyclopedias, Reader’s Digest Condensed collections, magazines, games or puzzles.

Please bring your boxed or bagged donations to the Library Circulation Desk or leave them in the Library foyer.  It would be most helpful for the staff if you could use boxes or bags that you can leave at the library with your donations. The Library is accepting donations until one week before the sale.

We are delighted that once again, we will be part of a great day of community in the Town of Lynnfield” says Ann Decker, Friends President.  “We will be sharing space with ‘Crafters on the Common’, sponsored by Centre Congregational Church and the Lynnfield Art Guild’s Spring Art Show at the Meeting House.  Just down the road at the Middle School will be all the excitement of Townscape’s ‘Geraniumfest and Kids Day’ with its many activities and beautiful plants. Our Spring Used Book Sale has become more successful each year, a great way to help the Library fund programs and services. Come and stock up on summer reading materials at bargain prices”.

The Friends of the Lynnfield Library is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization supporting Library programs and activities both financially and through hundreds of volunteer hours each year.  If you are interested in joining the Friends or would like information about the organization, please click on the Join the Friends tab on this web site or email the Friends at friend@foll.org.   Thank you for supporting the Friends of the Lynnfield Library.

Friends of the Lynnfield Library Seeking Donations for the Annual Used Book Sale ~ October 16-17, 2015

The Friends of the Lynnfield Library are preparing for our favorite fall event. The annual used book sale is set for Saturday, October 17 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Meeting House with the “bag of books for $6” sale taking place in the final hour. A Preview for Friends’ members only will be from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday, October 16, and all Friends’ members are welcome at that time.

The Friends are now seeking donations of hardcover non-fiction, small and large fiction and non-fiction paperbacks, DVDs, music CDs and all children and young adult materials. We would like to remind everyone that we are looking for materials that are attractive for sale.  Please check that your donations do not have water damage, ripped or missing pages, mold, stains or debris. The Friends cannot accept VHS tapes, textbooks, encyclopedias, Reader’s Digest Condensed collections or magazines.

Please bring your boxed or bagged donations to the Library Circulation Desk or leave them in the library foyer. It would be most helpful for the staff if you could use boxes or bags that you can leave at the library with your donations. The library is accepting donations right up until a week before the sale. Donation receipts are available upon request.

According to Friends’ President Ann Decker, “Each year we look forward to this fundraiser which brings the community together for a day of browsing, buying, socialization and fall fun. The Annual Fall Used Book Sale plays a large part in funding the Library programs and services that we all enjoy.”

The Friends of the Lynnfield Library is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization supporting Library programs and activities both financially and through hundreds of volunteer hours each year.  If you are interested in joining the Friends or would like information about the organization, please click on the Join the Friends” tab or email the Friends at friend@foll.org.   Thank you for supporting the Friends of the Lynnfield Library.

Friends of the Lynnfield Library Spring Used Book Sale

The Friends of the Lynnfield Library have set the Spring Book Sale for Saturday, May 16 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on the Town Common. In case of inclement weather, the Lynnfield Library will accommodate the sale inside the building. The sale items will include a large assortment of gently used books and other media materials, ready to be scooped up by enthusiastic book sale fans.

And with spring on the horizon, this is the perfect time for the Friends to request donations of hardcover non-fiction, small and large fiction and non-fiction paperbacks, DVDs, music CDs and all children and young adult materials. Please note, however, that we cannot accept VHS tapes, textbooks, encyclopedias, Reader’s Digest Condensed collections or magazines.

So bring your boxed or bagged donations to the Library Circulation Desk or leave them in the Library foyer. It would be most helpful for the staff if you could use boxes or bags that you can leave at the library with your donations. The Library is accepting donations until one week before the sale.

According to Friends’ President Priscilla March, this year’s Used Book Sale occurs on Lynnfield Day during which there will be events at the Middle School as well as around the Common. The Book Sale and a variety of crafters sponsored by the Congregational Church will be located on the Common, the Lynnfield Art Guild’s Spring Judged Art Show will take place in the Meeting House, and a flea market will be offered on the lawn of the Church. “We’re looking forward to being a part of such a town-wide event,” she said.. “This spring book sale is a great fund-raiser for the Library which helps fund Library programming and services. In addition, it’s just going to be part of a fun day for the many, many people who come to browse and perhaps pick up some bargains. We hope Lynnfielders will keep us in mind as they are choosing places to donate – and buy – books and other materials!”

The Friends of the Lynnfield Library is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization supporting Library programs and activities both financially and through hundreds of volunteer hours each year.  If you are interested in joining the Friends or would like information about the organization, please visit the Friends’ website:  http://foll.org or email the Friends at friend@foll.org.   Thank you for supporting the Friends of the Lynnfield Library.

Final Preparations Underway for the Fall Annual Used Book Sale

Former Town Administrator Joe Maney with grandchildren Justin George, Kaila George, Drew George, Colin George and Daughter Lauren George

Former Town Administrator Joe Maney with grandchildren Justin George, Kaila George, Drew George, Colin George and Daughter Lauren George

We are making final preparations for our favorite fall event. The Friends’ annual used book sale is set for Saturday, October 18 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Meeting House with the “bag of books for $6 sale” taking place in the final hour. A Preview for Friends’ members only will be from 6:00-8:00 pm on Friday, October 17, and all members will be welcome at that time. However, those book dealers who are Friends will be welcome to purchase from 7:00 to 8:00 pm only.

The Friends are continuing to seek donations of hardcover non-fiction, small and large fiction and non-fiction paperbacks, DVDs, music CDs and all children and young adult materials. The Friends cannot accept VHS tapes, textbooks, encyclopedias, Reader’s Digest Condensed collections or magazines.

Bring your boxed or bagged donations to the Library Circulation Desk or leave them in the library foyer. It would be most helpful for the staff if you could use boxes or bags that you can leave at the library with your donations. The library is accepting donations right up until the sale. If dropping off the books is not possible for you, the Friends offer home pick-ups. Please call Alexis Gilbode at 781.608.4179 to arrange a pick up. Donation receipts are available upon request.

According to Friends’ President Priscilla March, “The book sale is a great fund-raiser for the Library which helps fund Library programming and services, but it’s also a fun day for the many, many people who come to browse and perhaps pick up some bargains. We hope Lynnfielders will keep us in mind as they are choosing places to donate – and buy – books and other materials!”

The Friends of the Lynnfield Library is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization supporting Library programs and activities both financially and through hundreds of volunteer hours each year. If you are interested in joining the Friends or would like information about the organization, please click on the “Join the Friends” tab above or email the Friends at friend@foll.org. Thank you for supporting the Friends of the Lynnfield Library.

Friends seeking Donations for the Annual Fall Book Sale – October 17-18, 2014

The Friends of the Lynnfield Library are preparing for our favorite fall event. The Friends’ annual used book sale is set for Saturday, October 18 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Meeting House with the “bag of books for $6 sale” taking place in the final hour.  A Preview for Friends’ members only will be from 6:00- 8:00 pm on Friday, October 17, and all members will be welcome at that time.  However, those Friends purchasing for resale will be welcome to purchase from 7:00 to 8:00 pm only.

In preparation for this annual event, the Friends are now seeking donations of hardcover non-fiction, small and large fiction and non-fiction paperbacks, DVDs, music CDs and all children and young adult materials.  The Friends cannot accept VHS tapes, textbooks, encyclopedias, Reader’s Digest Condensed collections or magazines.

Bring your boxed or bagged donations to the Library Circulation Desk or leave them in the library foyer.  It would be most helpful for the staff if you could use boxes or bags that you can leave at the library with your donations. The library is accepting donations right up until the sale.  If dropping off the books is not possible for you, the Friends offer home pick-ups.  Please call Alexis Gilbode at 781.608.4179 to arrange a pick up.  Donation receipts are available upon request.

According to Friends’ President Priscilla March, “The book sale is a great fund-raiser for the Library which helps fund Library programming and services, but it’s also a fun day for the many, many people who come to browse and perhaps pick up some bargains.  We hope Lynnfielders will keep us in mind as they are choosing places to donate – and buy – books and other materials!”

The Friends of the Lynnfield Library is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization supporting Library programs and activities both financially and through hundreds of volunteer hours each year. If you are interested in joining the Friends or would like information about the organization, please email the Friends at friend@foll.org.   Thank you for supporting the Friends of the Lynnfield Library.

Friends Seek Donations for Spring 2014 Book Sale

If the good weather has given you an early start on your spring cleaning, don’t forget your books DVDs and paperbacks! The Friends of the Lynnfield Library is seeking used books for its spring sale on Lynnfield Day (formerly known as Geraniumfest), Saturday, May 17, 2013.  The Library book sale will take place on the Lynnfield Common from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  In case of inclement weather, it will move inside the library.

The Friends are seeking donations of small and large adult paperbacks, music CDs, teen  selections, hardcovers and DVDs for this annual spring event.  We particularly need children’s material this year!  We cannot accept VHS tapes, textbooks, encyclopedias, Reader’s Digest Condensed collections or magazines.

Bring your boxed or bagged donations to the Library Circulation Desk or leave them in the library foyer.  The library is accepting donations of materials right up until the sale. If dropping off the books is not possible for you, we offer home pick-ups.  Call Friends’ Board member Alexis Gilbode at 781.608.4179 to arrange a time for pick up.  She will be happy to provide a receipt for your donation.

“For over 50 years, the Friends have been donating substantial volunteer help and monetary funds to the library, which benefits the whole community,” said Friends’ President Janine Saldanha, “Our May and October book sales are a major source of revenue.  Please keep this in mind when deciding where to donate your used books and please come to the book sale and help us help our wonderful library! Thank you.”

Annual Fall Friends of the Library Book Sale – October 18-19, 2013

Justin George, Hannah Ozanian, Ben Dahlstedt, Drew George, Colin Doyle, Kaila George and Hannah Doyle

Justin George, Hannah Ozanian, Ben Dahlstedt, Drew George, Colin Doyle, Kaila George and Hannah Doyle

The Friends’ annual used book sale is on Saturday, October 19 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Meeting House. The “bag of books for $6.00 sale” will be held from 1:00 to 2:00 pm. A Preview for Friends’ members only will be at 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm on Friday, October 18 and all Friends members will be welcome at that time.  However, those Friends purchasing for resale will be welcome to purchase from 7:00 to 8:00 pm only.

The Friends are seeking donations of hardcover non-fiction, small and large fiction and non-fiction paperbacks, DVDs, music CDs and all children and young adult materials for this annual fall event.  We cannot accept VHS tapes, textbooks, encyclopedias, Reader’s Digest Condensed collections or magazines.

Bring your boxed or bagged donations to the Library Circulation Desk or leave them in the library foyer.  It would be most helpful for the staff if you could leave your boxes and bags! The library is accepting donations of materials right up until the sale.  If dropping off the books is not possible for you, we offer home pick-ups.  Please call Stan Schantz at 781.477.9724 to arrange a pick up.  Stan will be happy to provide a receipt for your donation.

According to Friends’ President Janine Saldanha, “The Library is a tremendous resource for Lynnfield residents, young and old. The Friends raise substantial funds that enable the library to offer museum passes, DVDs and audio books, and the children, teen and adult programs that enrich us. Book sales are our major source of fundraising, and we ask you to please keep this in mind when you make your book donations.”

Would you like to help out at the sale or in other ways? Then please contact Friends’ President Janine Saldanha at 781.334.2046.  Thank you for supporting the Friends of the Lynnfield Library!

 

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