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Neighbors Growing Together | Jul 31, 2014

Library’s book sale set Jan. 18

Volunteers are needed to help before, during and after the book sale
Jan 10, 2014

Friends of the Fairfield Public Library will have its biannual book sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 18 in the Fairfield Public Library’s meeting room.

A members-only early-bird preview will be from 6:30-8 p.m. Jan. 17. New members can register at the door. Annual individual membership dues are $10.

Friends of the Fairfield Public Library enhance the community’s library services by funding projects not in the normal operating budget. Recent examples include computer workstations, a security camera system, author events, educational family programs and the summer reading program.

For information about Friends of the Fairfield Public Library, call the library at 472-6551.

According to the Fairfield Volunteer Center, Friends of the Fairfield Public Library is looking for volunteers to help with the book sale.

Five volunteers are needed to work two- to three-hour shifts from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 17 to help get ready for the sale by setting up tables, posting signs, and hauling boxes of books on carts from the library storage room and arranging them on the tables.

A volunteer with a van, truck or trailer and four to five strong volunteers are needed at 11 a.m. to haul books from the warehouse to the library, unload and set up.

Two volunteers are needed to assist with the members-only early-bird sale at 6:20 p.m. Jan. 17.

Four volunteers per shift are needed to assist at the sale Jan. 18. The shifts will be 9-11:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 2-4:30 p.m. The volunteers will help by moving books and empty boxes out of the way.

Then Jan. 19, three volunteers per shift are needed to repack and stack books and boxes and flatten and stack empty boxes. The shifts will be 1-3 p.m., 2-4:30 p.m. and 3-5 p.m.

To volunteer, contact Friends of the Fairfield Library leader Sue Lind at 469-6921 or slind@zimcap.com.

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