Book Cellar launches duplicate book sale

JASPER — The Book Cellar, located in the basement of the Library Annex, 1103 Main St., will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19.

Specials for January include a duplicate book sale featuring select hardcovers for 50 cents and softcovers for 25 cents.

CDs are 50 cents each or  three for $1. Hardcover cookbooks, diet and health books are $1; softcovers are 50 cents. 

Visitors to the clearance room can fill a paper grocery bag with book for $1. 

Free books from the Book Cellar will be available at the library in the section near the magazine area.

The Book Cellar offers most genres of books, DVDs, CDs, puzzles, music sheets and vinyl records. 

The special collections section offers new books, first editions, signed books, rare and vintage books and collectibles, each individually priced.

The Book Cellar, open the third Saturday of each month, is operated by the Friends of  the Jasper Public Library volunteers. Proceeds benefit library programs and events. Credit cards are accepted.

The Book Cellar is stocked  from community donations.  Smaller donations can be dropped off in the collection box located on the main floor of the library annex or inside the entrance to the main library when it is open. For larger donations, call or text Betty at 812-827-8384 or email her at to arrange a drop-off time at the Book Cellar.  Some items are not accepted, including magazines, Reader’s Digests, older textbooks and encyclopedias.

Like the Friends of the Jasper Public Library Facebook Page to find out about impromptu pop-up sales each month and specials.

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