Saturday, October 21, 2006


The Friends of the Marathon County Public Library will be holding a Huge Fall Book Sale, November 2nd thru November 5th. The books are actually normal size, it's the quantity of them that is huge. FMCPL will be offering approximately 30,000 books - tapes - DVD's - puzzles etc for sale! Although a few real treasures will be specially priced, everything else will go for $.50! That's right - 50 cents! There is also a section consisting of text books, Reader's Digests, law books, technical books, and miscellaneous other types that are FREE !!

To aid you in finding the books you seek, all hardcover and paperback fiction is sorted alphabetically by author's name. Biographies are sorted alphabetically by the subject's name. There are special sections for mysteries, science fiction, westerns, poetry, nature, travel, hobbies, religion, self-help, large print, the arts, etc. etc., not to mention an inventory of over 2,000 children's books!

The sale is held on the third floor of the Marathon County Public Library in Wausau. (300 North 1st Street). The checkout system is fast and efficient. Friends members continually restock the tables as purchases are made. There are brawny guys available to help you get your books to your car.

The sale schedule is as follows:
  • Thursday 11/2 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Friends Members Only
  • Friday 11/3 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Saturday 11/4 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Sunday 11/5 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM BAG SALE - $4 PER BAG Bags Provided

This is one sale you should not miss! See you there!


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