Friends of the Poughkeepsie Library to open large used book store

(Photo of John Burroughs' words at Slabsides by Will Dendis | Almanac Weekly)

(Photo of John Burroughs’ words at Slabsides by Will Dendis | Almanac Weekly)

The Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District will have a grand opening for its new book store at the Boardman Road Branch Library at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 20. The volunteer-run store will offer more than 20,000 books on the shelves, sorted into multiple categories including biographies, classics, cookbooks, children’s and young adults, hard-cover and paperback fiction, history, military, mysteries, religion and science fiction. The shelves will be continuously restocked.


Most books will be priced at $2 each or less; selected special books will be individually priced. VISA, Master and Discover credit cards will be accepted, or you can pay with cash or by check.

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The store is located on the south side of the Boardman Road Branch. The Book Store will remain open on Oct. 20 until 4 p.m. Regular hours of operation for the store will be Tuesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, visit poklib.org/friends-of-ppld/book-store/

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