The annual book sale helps to raise funds for the Prince Rupert Library. (Contributed)

Library fundraises by selling thousands of books

Prince Rupert Library annual book sale aims to raise funds and recycle books and CDs

All year long, the Prince Rupert Library has been accumlating boxes of donated books for its annual book sale.

For ten days, Sept. 8-17, the library will fill its multi-purpose room with books, DVDs and CDs for its biggest annual fundraiser held on site.

“It puts the books back out into the community. Keeps the books moving and other materials,” said library assistant Lou Allison.

She estimates there are thousands of books they’ve collected over the year. The sale generates approximately $2,000 for the library, which helps bolster the community resource as well as recycle goods that otherwise may have been forgotten in a move.

“We like book sale time. It brings people through the doors,” Allison said.

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