Sojourner Truth Library To Hold Used Book Sale

NEW PALTZ — The Friends of the Sojourner Truth Library at SUNY New Paltz will hold a used book sale from April 21 – May 2 during all library hours. Hard cover books will sell for $1; paperbacks are priced at 50 cents each. All proceeds benefit the college library.

Books at the sale cover all subjects and additional books are added to the sale each day. All books sold have been donated to the Friends of the Library “Books for Books” program by college faculty, staff, students, alumni, and by community members. Since 1998, “Books for Books” has raised close to $18,000 for Sojourner Truth Library. More than 150 individuals and organizations have donated books for the sales.

For more information about the book sale, about donating used books for future sales, or about joining the Friends, please contact Barbara Petruzzelli, assistant library director, at 257-3677.

The Friends of the Sojourner Truth Library is an association of faculty, students, parents, alumni, and community and business members dedicated to promoting and enhancing the university library as a shared resource. Its mission is to participate in the stewardship of the library by contributing financial and organizational support of literacy, education, scholarship, and general library use. Sojourner Truth Library is open Monday -Thursday from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.; on Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.; on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; and on Sunday from 1 – 11:30 p.m.