Sale is July 13,14 at Midcoast Recreation Center

Friends of the Rockport Public Library to host 2018 benefit book sale

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ROCKPORT — The Friends of Rockport Public Library Annual Book Sale begins on Thursday, July 12, with a “Friends” only sale from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Members can preview the sale and buy a set number of books.

It's easy to join the the Friends of Rockport Public Library, and new members are welcome to sign up ahead of time at the Rockport Public Library or at the book sale. A year's membership is $15 for individuals, $20 for families, and $50 for patrons and businesses. The Friends can only accept cash or checks for the sale of materials, and check is the preferred payment method for membership dues.

The book sale will be open to the public on Friday, July 13, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. On Saturday, July 14, from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., when the “Box O' Books” sale offers books at a discount. Any remaining books are available for free Sunday morning from from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

All of the funds raised will be donated directly to the Rockport Public Library. The funds are used to purchase new books, for children and adult programs and supplies, multimedia resources, as well as technology and equipment for the library.

The sale is held at Midcoast Recreation Center on Route 90 in Rockport.

For more information and volunteer opportunities at the sale, call the Rockport Public Library at (207) 236-3642 or email us at

Event Date: 
Fri, 07/13/2018 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Event Location: 
Midcoast Recreation Center, Route 90, Rockport, ME
Contact Phone: 
(207) 236-3642
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