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Book Sale Weekend

May 17-18-19 
Greenwich Library

Book Sale Weekend kicks off with a Preview Party on Friday, May 17 from 5-8 p.m. Between 5 and 6 p.m., attendees will receive exclusive early access to the Book Sale. At 6 p.m., antique book appraiser Ken Gloss will discuss "Is There Value in Your Old and Rare Books?" in the Cole Auditorium. Gloss is the proprietor of Brattle Book Shop and a frequent appraiser on PBS's Antiques Road Show. Finally, at 7 p.m., delicious food and cocktails will be served in the Baxter Courtyard provided by Burke Catering, Barcelona, NEAT Artisan Coffee, Horseneck Wines & Liquors and Whole Foods Market Greenwich. The $100 ticket includes complimentary book and document appraisals (up to five items) with Ken Gloss.

Saturday: The Book Sale kicks off on Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. on the lower level of the Library's parking garage. Families are encouraged to visit the Community Day on the garage's upper level for activities between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. including an eReader petting zoo, arts and crafts, stories, henna tattoos, music, local history artifacts and more. Delicious food will be available for purchase from Melt Mobile, Lobster Craft and Tandoori Express.

Sunday: The event concludes on Sunday, May 19, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. with a Box Sale ($7/box or $10/2 boxes)in the lower level parking structure.

 

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