Helping Works

Boise Public Library hosts summer reading book sale

Friends of the Boise Public Library host this benefit sale that features paperback fiction and youth titles on the front porch of the Main Library and in the Friends warehouse across the street at 762 River St.

The sale takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, June 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 22.

Most books will cost from 25 to 50 cents. Cash or checks only. Proceeds from the sale will help the library buy materials for its collection and support library projects and programs including the Summer Fest Reading Program and Library Comic Con.

To learn more about the sale, about donating books or about joining the Friends organization, call 384-4198, or visit the group's page on the library's website.

The Main Library is located at 715 South Capitol Blvd. in Downtown Boise.

The Friends of the Boise Public Library is a nonprofit volunteer organization founded to promote the interest and welfare of the library.