SCHROONLAKE-The used-book store sponsored by the Friends of the Schroon Lake Library will open for the season on Wednesday, June 15, at 10:00 am.
As a special feature, all books will be half price for sale days in June.
This season, the store, which is located in the basement of the Schroon Lake Health Center, will be open two days a week, Wednesdays and Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Additional hours are scheduled for Friday and Saturday, July 15 and 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the Schroon Lake Arts and Crafts Fair. The last day of the season will be Saturday, Sept. 3. The book store will also be open Saturday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. as part of the Adirondack Marathon events for that weekend.
During the summer there will be "author days" when the books of a specific author will be featured at bargain prices.
Volunteers have been organizing the materials, donations from the public and library discards. There are over 10,000 items including paperback books, hard cover books, fiction, non-fiction, adult and children, and other media such as videotapes, DVDs, CDs, audio books and cassette tapes.
All profits from the used book store benefit the programs and collection of the Schroon Lake Public Library.