AAUW To Hold 40th Annual Used Book Sale

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By: Sheryl Swingley—

Muncie, IN—Donations of used and new books, excluding textbooks, are being accepted for the American Association of University Women’s 40th annual Used Book Sale, which is co-sponsored by Indiana Public Radio.

IPR will accept books prior to the sale. People should call 765-285-5888 to arrange to donate books. People with books to drop off may park behind the Letterman Building on Ball State University’s campus. Access to the parking area is off of Riverside Avenue.

Books also may be dropped off from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, May 24, at the entrance of the Ball State Alumni Center. Carts will be available to unload books. Entrances for the Alumni Center are off Bethel Avenue or Tillotson Avenue.

The AAUW Used Book Sale will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 25; Tuesday, May 28; Wednesday, May 29; Thursday, May 30; and Friday, May 31. During the final day of the sale, it will be open from10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 1.

On Saturday, June 1, the last day of the sale, book prices will be reduced. Sale attendees can purchase a grocery bag of books for $5.

Parking in the Ball State Alumni Center parking lot near the university’s football stadium is free for book sale attendees.

The Muncie Branch of AAUW uses the money raised through its annual book sale for nontraditional student scholarships. For the 2018-19 school year, the group will award three $2,000 scholarships.

For more information about the book sale, contact Jean Amman, jamman@bsu.edu.