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Thursday, November 19, 2015 by The Press in Local News


The Friends of the Emmaus Public Library will hold its seventh annual Holiday Book Sale and Reception Dec. 4 in the Margaret Knoll Gardner Room of the library. Held in cooperation with the Emmaus Main Street Partners’ holiday celebration, the sale will feature pre-enjoyed books for all interests and ages in gift-worthy condition at budget-pleasing prices.

An Emmaus High School music ensemble will play seasonal music. Shoppers can sample wine, cheese and punch.

The Friends will present a check in the amount of $17,000 to the library, the organization’s annual contribution.

Since the founding of the organization, the Friends have contributed well over $500,000 to the library.

The book sale and reception starts 6 p.m. and runs until 8:30 p.m.

The Emmaus Public Library is located at 11 E. Main St., Emmaus.


The Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., will host a used book “bag sale” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 30 through Dec. 5.

Shoppers can purchase a brown paper bag from the library and fill it with their choice of books. There will be a large assortment of used books on all topics to choose from at the sale located in the book sale room in the library. All proceeds benefit the library.

For more information, call 610-820-2400, ext. 132 or visit www.allentownpl.org.