BOOK WORMS: Henry and Genevieve Down get ready for the book fair.
BOOK WORMS: Henry and Genevieve Down get ready for the book fair. Contributed

Friends of the Library stage monster book sale at Byron

CALLING book lovers of all ages and tastes - this is your time for a monstrous feast of literature.

After months of collecting and sorting donations, Byron Shire Friends of Libraries will be staging their much-loved Monster Book Sale this weekend.

The sale runs from 9am-5pm this Saturday, April 9, and will continue from 10am-1pm on Sunday at the Byron Surf Club.

"There is a huge range of books, DVDs, CDs, games and magazines to choose from," said Friends president Beryl Main.

"There is sure to be something for everyone amongst our massive collection of novels and biographies, and with a huge selection of children's and young adult literature, you can bring the whole family along to browse.

"We also have umpteens of other attractions include books about home and garden, art, photography, spirituality, cooking and nutrition and our collectibles table holds many treasures.

"Our Friends of Libraries book sale is all about raising funds to assist in increasing the resources at all our shire libraries and to continue enhancing these great community assets.

"Last year $17,000 was raised, with the funds shared among the three branch libraries at Mullumbimby, Brunswick Heads and Byron Bay.

"There will also be tickets on sale for our local produce raffle, with product from Brookfarm, Sanctum, Byron Bay Cookie Company, Byron Bay Chocolate Company, Zentvelds Coffee and the Honey Wagon."

"Refreshments will also be available.

"Come along and join

us for our best book sale ever."

Friends of the Libraries meet at 10am on the third Wednesday of the month in the Arakwal Room at the Byron Bay Library, cnr of Lawson and Middleton Streets. Everyone is welcome to attend the meetings and potential new members can easily sign up on the day.

Enquiries: byronbayfol@gmail.com



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