DOTHAN, Ala (WDHN)— Calling all bookworms! The Friends of the Library is hosting the Big Book Sale from Friday, August 18, to Sunday, August 27.

It will be held at the Westgate Recreation Center Gym at 501 Recreation Road.

The sale includes a variety of new and gently used fiction and non-fiction books. Hardcover books are $2.00 each, and paperbacks are $1.00. All children’s books are 50 cents. Vintage books, vinyl records, and some special items are individually priced. For $20, customers can fill a provided large barn sack full of books. DVDs, CDs, and non-book items will also be available.

All items will be half-priced on Wednesday, August 23, and Thursday, August 24. They will be 25 cents on Friday, August 25, and Saturday, August 26. On Monday, August 27, all items will be free.

Friends of the Library members are invited to attend a preview sale from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 17. The sale will be open to the public beginning Friday, August 18. Sale hours are weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., and Sundays from 2:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

The Big Book Sale is a great community event and fun for the whole family. It’s a way to bring people together, a way to celebrate literacy and reading, and a way to support all the great things that our library does for our community

Everlie Bolton, Friends of the Library President

You can join the Friends of the Library at the door of the sale with a minimum $5 membership. You may also join them at any library or here!

All proceeds from the sale help support the Dothan Houston County Library System.