Greenwich Library to host book sale

Greenwich Library will host a special Book Sale weekend May 17 through May 19.

Proceeds from the sale will benefit the Library’s programs and services. Thousands of items will be available including fiction, biographies, cookbooks, romance novels, young adult, children’s books, DVDs, special collections, audiobooks and much more.

The weekend kicks off with a preview party on Friday, May 17 from 5 to 8 p.m. Between 5 and 6 p.m., attendees will receive exclusive early access to the sale. At 6 p.m., antique book appraiser Ken Gloss will discuss Is There Value in Your Old and Rare Books? in the Cole Auditorium. Mr. Gloss is the proprietor of Brattle Book Shop and a frequent appraiser on PBS’s Antiques Road Show. At 7 p.m., food and cocktails will be served in the Baxter Courtyard provided by Burke Catering, Barcelona, NEAT Artisan Coffee, Horseneck Wines & Liquors and Whole Foods Market Greenwich.

The $100 ticket includes complimentary book and document appraisals up to five items with Mr. Gloss. To purchase tickets, visit or contact Sarah Falvo at 203-622-7957.

The sale then begins on Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m. on the lower level of the library’s parking garage. Families are encouraged to visit the Community Day on the garage’s upper level for activities between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. including an eReader petting zoo, arts and crafts, stories, henna tattoos, music, local history artifacts and more.

Food will be available for purchase from Melt Mobile, Lobster Craft and Tandoori Express. The event concludes on Sunday, May 19, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a Box Sale of $7/box or $10 for two boxes.

All proceeds will support Greenwich Library’s programs and services. For more information, contact Ms. Falvo at 203-622-7957.

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