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 **The Library will be closed on Mon, September 1 in Observance of Labor Day**

Friends of the Library Book Sale, Saturday, August 30

The Friends of the LPL are holding a Book Sale for the general public on Saturday, August 30, 2014 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Library. The Book Sale is free and all proceeds benefit the Library. The first floor “Booktique” features books starting at $3. In the second floor meeting rooms there are hardback and trade paperbacks priced at $2 and paperbacks at $1, including a large selection of children’s books at great prices. 

A Friends Members ONLY Preview Book Sale takes place on Friday, August 29, 2014 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Entrance to the Preview Night requires a current Friends membership. Anyone wishing to join the Friends, or renew their membership, may download a membership form or pick one up at the Library during business hours. Individuals also may become a Friends member the night of the Preview Sale.

*Volunteers are needed to set-up, run and clean up the Book Sale during the week of August 25 – 31.  *Please Click here to sign up*

At this time, the Friends are not accepting donations for the Book Sale. Donations will be accepted again beginning Monday, September 22, 2014.

For additional information, please call the Library at 302-645-2733 during business hours.




Book Discussion & Author Chat, Monday, September 29, 6:00 PM

PFLAG – Rehoboth Beach, in association with the Library, and with generous donations from Browseabout Books and AfterEllen.com, will host an Author Chat and Book Discussion on “The Miseducation of Cameron Post” on Monday, September 29, 2014 at 6:00 PM at the Library.  Local teens who participate in the National Coalition Against Censorship essay contest on the book are invited to read their submitted work from 6:00 – 6:30 PM. From 6:30 – 7:30 PM author emily m. danforth will join the discussion via Skype to participate in a moderated Q & A session. Questions for Ms. danforth must be submitted in advance to the Library. Questions may be dropped off at the Library or sent to the Library’s email at lewes.library@gmail.com. The book discussion will begin at 7:30 PM following the Author Chat and will conclude at 8:30 PM.

A limited number of copies of the book are available for check out at the Lewes Public Library; additional copies may be purchased at Browseabout Books in Rehoboth. Due to space restrictions, registration for this event is required and seating is limited. A select number of seats have been reserved for teens who want to attend. Any interested community member may sign up for the event at the Lewes Public Library Circulation Desk or by calling the library at 302-645-2733. Early sign-ups are encouraged.

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