Now begins our active AAUW Book Sale time of year! The Book Sale has been a part of our community for over 60 years. This is our only Branch fundraiser and a wonderful service project to our community. We usually collect over $25,000 for our AAUW scholarships, our local libraries and our other supported charities. Hopefully, we’ll do it again this year. 100% of the money raised after expenses (which are not much) goes to charity. It is a terrific way to recycle used books and to foster camaraderie of fellow book enthusiasts!
Bernardsville Middle School on Seney Drive, Bernardsville
Dates and Times:
Thursday, August 8th, Noon to 8pm
Friday, August 9th, Noon to 8pm
Saturday, August 10th, 9am to 3pm
Book donations will be accepted at the Bernardsville Middle School loading dock and potential donors should be encouraged to drop off book donations during the noted period. Donors unable to drop off books during the collection period should call call Bonnie at 908-647-2791. This year, we will no longer be accepting the following donations: reference sets, encyclopedias, textbooks, records or cassette or VHS tapes. We accept DVDs or CDs only. Collecting and sorting books begins 7/29 through 8/1 and 8/5.
Book prices will remain the same as last year. Books, both hardback and paperback, in the main room will be sold at $1.00 (except some of the smaller children’s books will be sold at 50 cents). On the first day, Thursday, there will be a 25% premium on books in the main room. Rare and choice books in the separate room managed by Beryl Hunter are priced individually and are not subject to the first day 25% premium. There is no admission charge to attend our book sale. However, admission numbers will be passed out to determine entry order for the long line that always forms on the morning of the first day of the sale starting at 9:00am.
Volunteers Needed: Sorting our donated books is the KEY to making our Book Sale the big success that it is. Our sorting effort transforms tables full of used books into an interesting book store experience. If we received a donated book that someone particularly wants, it is highly likely they will be able to find it without too much searching. If interested in volunteering, please call Bonnie at 908-647-2791.