NEW ORLEANS (press release) – On Saturday, March 27, the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library (FNOPL) will host an outdoor “Really, Really Old Book Sale” at the Carriage House located behind Milton H. Latter Library – 5120 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana.
This outdoor sale will feature hundreds of out-of-print, signed, first editions, rare, antiquarian books and fond treasures from your childhood. Prices start at $1, and all proceeds will go towards the 2021 Summer Fun and Reading Program at the New Orleans Public Library. The sale opens to the general public at 11:00 a.m. and runs until 2:00 p.m.
For early access to those rare finds or popular books, invest in an annual Friends of the New Orleans Public Library membership. Members are invited to a members-only shopping hour from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m.
For more information or to become a donor or member online, visit www.friendsnola.org.
Through fundraisers like this one, FNOPL Executive Director Dixon Stetler says, FNOPL can fund important library programs, and also provide access to high quality reading materials that are affordable to all. “The
public library needs community support now more than ever before. The Friends of the New Orleans Public Library raises funds from events like these year-round to underwrite critical library programming, including the annual Summer Reading Program, Black History Month Programming, and the Every Child Ready to Read Program.
Really, Really Old Book Sale hours:
Saturday, March 27: 11 a.m. – 2. p.m., (10 a.m. – 11 a.m., Friends members only)
The Carriage House, located behind Milton H. Latter Library, 5120 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans 70115
This event is free and open to the public.