Book Cellar offers specials for teachers

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JASPER — August is Teacher Appreciation Month at The Book Cellar. Discounted prices will be offered for all active and retired teachers throughout August.

The Book Cellar will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, in the basement of the library annex building, 1103 Main St.

In September the Book Cellar is having an overstock sale on the Main Floor of the Library Annex. Reduced prices will be offered on all books and media.  The dates for the overstock sale are:

5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, only for members of the The Friends of the Jasper Public Library. Memberships can be purchased at the Library or the day of the sale. The membership fee is $10.

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, open to the public.

9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 8, fill-a-bag sale, open to the public.

The Book Cellar is operated by the Friends of the Jasper Public Library volunteers and proceeds benefit library programs and events.

The Book Cellar’s inventory covers most genres, expands weekly and includes clearance and free books. The special collections section offers new books, first editions, signed copies, rare and vintage books and collectibles.

Hardcover books are $2, trade paperbacks and large-print book $1, mass market paperbacks 50 cents, DVDs $1-$2, CDs $1, audio books $1-$3, or priced as marked. Special collections are individually priced. Credit cards are accepted.

The Book Cellar is stocked from community donations and from the library. Smaller donations can be dropped off in the collection box located on the main floor of the library annex or inside the main library when it’s 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, textbooks and  encyclopedias.

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

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