NorthEast-Millerton Library book sale opens

Alex Taylor, left, and Samantha Lake, both of New York City, visited the NorthEast-Millerton Library used book sale on Saturday, May 25.

John Coston

NorthEast-Millerton Library book sale opens

MILLERTON — Residents and visitors hoping to expand their own libraries and at-home entertainment will find plenty of options in the used book sales room of the NorthEast-Millerton Library located in the front section of the Annex at 28 Century Blvd.

The offerings, all of which have been donated, include both fiction and non-fiction books for children and adults as well as DVD’s, games and puzzles.

Library Director Rhiannon Leo-Jameson says the program is maintained entirely through volunteers who “go through the donations to make sure they are in good shape. They clean the books and make sure they are in a condition that would make people actually want to buy them.”

Once they organize and shelve the books, the volunteers “maintain the offerings and try to rotate them consistently through the year.”

All the items are priced to move with hard cover books costing $1, paper backs 50 cents, children’s and young adults 25 cents and anything else $1.

The room is open every Saturday throughout the summer from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. except for July 4th or if library is closed.

The book sale is open to all with no library membership needed, but Leo-Jameson adds that cards are available online and at the main desk. They are free for residents of North East and Millerton with a $25 annual fee for non-residents.

Leo-Jameson notes that all funds from the book sales go to supplement the Library’s budget. She says that other libraries in the area have similar projects, so she recommends checking their websites for availability.

For more information, call 518-789-3340 or go to nemillertonlibrary.org.

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