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Sat Mar 17, 2018 - Sun Mar 18, 2018


Exhibition Hall - Seattle Center299 Mercer St.Seattle, WA 98109


Volunteers Needed!

Friends of the Seattle Public Library are looking for volunteers for their upcoming HUGE Book Sale March 16-18. Volunteers are especially needed on Sunday, March 18!

How to volunteer:

Please reach out to the opportunity contact, Samantha Bennett, via email at booksale@freindsofspl.org or telephone at 206-682-7567. Samantha will inform you of all volunteer shifts, duties, and check-in times.

Benefits of volunteering: $6 book sale voucher (per shift), light refreshments, and community connection!

Event Information

Friends of The Seattle Public Library will hold its annual HUGE Book Sale in the lower level of the Exhibition Hall at the Seattle Center March 16 - 18, 2018. Over 100,000 items will be for sale all at $3 or less.

Old books, kid’s books, nonfiction and fiction books will be available including poetry, graphic novels, art books, travel guides, comic books, and much more! The sale also features DVDs, CDs, records and audio books including TV series and nonfiction titles. A great selection of children’s DVDs can be found too.

Friends of The Seattle Public Library members get three hours to purchase up to 35 items per membership from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, March 16. The general public is welcome on Saturday, March 17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday, March 18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., with free admission.

The Exhibition Hall is located at 299 Mercer St. on the North side of Seattle Center on lower Queen Anne. Mercer St. will be closed Saturday morning, March 17 from 1 st Ave. N to 5th Ave. N until about 11 a.m. for the St. Patrick’s Day Dash. So plan accordingly.

More information on the sale including membership, parking, and directions can be found at friendsofspl.org. Friends of The Seattle Public Library is 501(c)3 organization, proceeds from the sale help the Friends advocate, educate and raise funds on behalf of The Seattle Public Library.

HUGE Book Sale

Exhibition Hall (lower level)

299 Mercer St., 98109

Member Only Night

6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Friday, March 16

Public Hours (free admission)

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday, March 17

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday, March 18

For more information visit friendsofspl.org or contact the Book Sale program office at booksale@friendsofspl.org or (206) 682-7567.


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