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Friends of the Island Branch Library Book Sale, Feb. 5 and 6

The Friends of the Island Branch Library will hold their Annual Book Sale on Friday and Saturday, February 5th and 6th at the Island Branch Library in Holmes Beach.

There will be bargains galore, and whether you’re looking for fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, or audiovisual materials, you’re sure to find something you’ll like!

The sale hours are:

Friday, February 5th from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. …This is the members-only PREVIEW SALE, open ONLY to members of the Friends of the Island Branch Library –although anyone may purchase (or renew) a membership at the door.

Saturday, February 6th from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. … The Book Sale is open to the general public.

The Friends are a support organization for Manatee County’s Island Branch Library. Monies raised by the Friends through fund-raisers such as the book sale go toward projects and services that tax dollars alone cannot provide.

The Island Branch Library is located at 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, Florida. For more information, please contact the library at 778-6341.

For general information about the Manatee County Public Library System, visit us on the web at www.mymanatee.org/library/master.html.