John Robertson loads up on hardcovers and paperbacks from the thousands of books available at a Friends of the Library Book Sale below the Nellie McClung branch (File photo)

John Robertson loads up on hardcovers and paperbacks from the thousands of books available at a Friends of the Library Book Sale below the Nellie McClung branch (File photo)

Used books on sale at Nellie McClung library branch in Saanich this weekend

Admission of $10 Sunday afternoon when all books are free

Friends of Greater Victoria Public Library will hold a spring book sale over the weekend at the Nellie McClung branch at 3950 Cedar Hill Rd. in Saanich

Used audio books, large-print books, CDs and DVDs will also be on offer.

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The sale runs Saturday, March 23 from 5 to 8 p.m. ($3 admission fee); admission is free Sunday, March 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; while from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. admission is $10 and all books are free.

Previous sales proceeds have gone to support library programs and services.

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The ‘Friendshop’ book sales at the Central Branch also has bargains on books year-round, the group’s website states. The group has raised more than $800,000 through the Friendshop since 1999, they write in the latest spring newsletter.

For more information on Friends of the Greater Victoria Library, visit the website at gvplfriends.ca.

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