Monday, March 23, 2009

UW-Madison Libraries host state's largest used book sale

The largest used book sale in Wisconsin, organized by the Friends of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries, will be March 25-28 in 116 Memorial Library, 728 State St. It includes more than 15,000 books covering almost any subject, as well as maps, DVDs, CDs, videos and many LPs. Special collections for sale include English literature, drama, history of science, African American studies and children's literature.

Nearly 60 volunteers help manage the event. The sale helps fund special purchases for the library collections, an annual lecture series and a visiting scholar support program. For more information and pricing, go to The Capital Times.

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