Bargain Books

[ 3 ] April 3, 2008 |

Books on Kid o InfoThis is one event that our whole family looks forward to every year. No limit on anyone’s purchases. In fact the more the better….you can never have enough books. Friends of Rochambeau Semi-Annual Book Sale starts Monday. Shop early and often.

Here’s the schedule:

Dealer’s Night. $30 Admission. All are welcome!
Mon., April 7, 5 pm – 8:30 pm

Members only! Memberships available at the door.
Tues., April 8, 6 pm – 8:30 pm

Open free to the public.
Wed., April 9, 10 am – 5:30 pm
Thurs., April 10, 1 pm – 8:30 pm
Fri., April 11, 10 am – 5:30 pm

Open free to the public – Fill a bag for only $5!
Sat., April 12, 10 am – 5:00 pm

Book Sale Photo - kid o infoTwenty thousand used books, audiovisuals, puzzles sorted into over fifty categories will be available. These have all been donated by generous East Side neighbors. Hardcovers, software and audiovisuals are $1 each. Paperbacks and children’s books are 50¢. Specials and Rarities are priced individually as marked.

At last year’s book sale one of my friends scored a mint condition of “Owl Babies” board book for her son, a paperback set of Laura Ingalls Wilder books for her daughter and a first edition lithograph copy of “Happiness is a Warm Puppy” by Charles Schulz which is now a family favorite. Total purchase: $2. Less than the cost of a cup of coffee!

Location: Rochambeau Branch Library – 708 Hope St., Providence, RI 02906
(401) 455-8110

Category: books, books / stories, free / cheap


Anisa Raoof

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Anisa Raoof is the publisher of Kidoinfo.com. She combines being a mom with her experience as an artist, designer, psych researcher and former co-director of the Providence Craft Show to create the go-to spot for families in Rhode Island and beyond. She loves using social media to connect parents with family-related businesses and services and promoting ways for parents to engage offline with their kids. Anisa believes in the power of working together and loves to find ways to collaborate with others. An online enthusiast, still likes to unplug often by reading books and magazines, drawing, learning to knit, making pop-up books with her two sons and listening to records with her husband.

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  1. The Friends of Rochambeau thank you!!!

  2. calendar katharine says:

    we have found so many great books at this sale–i love it. i’m grateful to be reminded of the date.

  3. Alex Taylor says:

    We always enjoy going to the sale. Get there early for the kids stuff though, it goes fast.

    Great photos above!

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