Wednesday, April 22, 2009

5/1-10: Hillsboro Library Friends Spring Book Sale

photo, Hillsboro Main LibraryThe Friends of the Hillsboro Public Library present their Spring Book Sale. It is held at the Hillsboro Main Library May 1-10, 2009 in the Main Library Meeting Room.

Items are added every day throughout the sale, so come early and come often.

Come in and browse any time during library open hours at the Hillsboro Main Library at 2850 NE Brookwood Parkway. The library (and sale) are open Monday through Friday 10-8, Saturday 10-6, and Sunday 12-6.

For your convenience, there is an ATM machine for the Main Library Lobby, where $1.40 of the $1.50 fee goes to the Friends of the Library.

For more information, call 503/ 615-6500 or sign up for their Book Sale announcement email list at

This year's sale offers more than 50,000 items to choose from. For example, there are almost 300 boxes of books sorted into 32 categories. Those categories include:

General Books:
  • Art/Photography
  • Business
  • Childrens books
  • Classics/Poetry/Philosophy
  • Computer
  • Fiction/Fantasy/Science Fiction/Mystery/Religious Fiction/Romance/True Crime
  • Large print books
  • Biography/History/Political Science/Current events
  • Reference
  • Religion/New age
  • Science/Animals
  • Sports/Humor/Games

  • Cooking/Crafts
  • Fix-It
  • Gardening
  • Health
  • Parenting
  • Self Help/Relationships
  • World Languages

  • Audiobooks
  • CDs
  • LP Records Albums
  • VHS/DVDs

The Friends welcome your donations of books, videos (VHS and DVD) and CDs. Please drop them off the Main Library's Welcome Desk, where there are donation receipts for tax purposes.