Preview night for the January book sale will be held on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. Additional hours for the book sale: Thursday, January 19th from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm. Friday, January 20th from 9:00 pm -5:00 pm. Saturday, January 21st from 8:00 am -noon. Monday January 23rd from 9:00 am -1:00 pm.
Time to Renew
Renewal brochures for 2017 have been mailed to Library Friends. Our membership year is January through December. You will need to renew your membership to shop at the January book sale “Preview Night”. Our Friends organization depends on your membership to help our Library as do the proceeds from our book sales. Know of others who might consider being a Friend of the Bloomsburg Public Library? Encourage them to pick up a membership brochure at the Library’s circulation desk.
2016 Collectors’ Crock: It’s Never Too Late to Order Yours
The 2016 collectors’ crock features the best of the old and the new, picturing the Library as it is today after the expansion that doubled its size in the ’90s. It sells for $40 and will join the four other crocks previously offered: Bloomsburg Public Library, Columbia County Court House, the Town Fountain, and Bloomsburg University’s Carver Hall. All five current crocks are available to order at the library. 100% of the profits go to the library!
The Easton Press Collection – Quality Books at a Special Price, JUST $20 EACH (Retail Around $50-$60).
|—–||Argonautica: Jason and the golden fleece|
|Bunyan||The Pilgrim’s Progress|
|Burton||The Arabian Nights|
|Butler||The Way of All Flesh|
|Crane||The Red Badge of Courage|
|Dana||Two Years Before the Mast|
|Fitzgerald||The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam|
|Forster||A Passage to India|
|Goethe||Faust (two copies)|
|Greene||The Power and the Glory|
|Hope||The Prisoner of Zenda|
|Huxley||Brave New World|
|James||The Portrait of a Lady|
|Koestler||Darkness At Noon|
|Lawrence||Lady Chatterly’s Lover|
|Lawrence||Women in Love|
|Mann||The Magic Mountain (two copies)|
|Maugham||Of Human Bondage|
|McCullers||The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter|
|Mereicovski||The Romance of Leonardo Da Vinci|
|Nordhoff & Hall||Men Against the Sea|
|Nordhoff & Hall||Mutiny on the Bounty|
|Nordhoff & Hall||Pitcairn’s Island|
|Shaw||Pygmalion and Candida|
|Steinbeck||Of Mice and Men|
|Stendhal||The Red and the Black|
|Thayer||Casey at the Bat|
|Twain||A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court|
|Wagner||Siegfried and The twilight of the gods|
|Atkinson||An Army At Dawn|
|Eisenhower||The Bitter Woods|
|Hough||The Battle of Britain|
|Burton||The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night – 17 vols|
|Shakespeare||Drama and Poetry – 38 volumes|
|Poems of John Keats|
|The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin|
|The Iliad of Homer|
|Baker||John Marshall-A Life in Law|
|Cartledge||Alexander the Great|
|Chekhov||Two Plays-Three Sisters & The Cherry Orchard|
|Chute||Shakespeare of London|
|Dickens||A Tale of Two Cities|
|Frank||Einstein- His Life and Times|
|Hawthorne||The Scarlet Letter|
|Joyce||Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man|
|Ricciotti||Life of Christ|
|Sackville-West||Saint Joan of Arc|
|Swanberg||Luce and His Empire|
|Taylor||Leonardo the Florentine|
|Turgenov||Fathers and Sons|
The Friends sponsor events throughout the year, of interest to adults and children alike. Please join us in helping the library. Membership dues start as low as $10/year. Form are available at the main desk in the library.
Help the Friends of the Bloomsburg Public Library by using Amazon Smile
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Friends of the Bloomsburg Public Library every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to the Friends of the Bloomsburg Public Library.
How do I shop at AmazonSmile?
To shop at AmazonSmile simply click the link to smile.amazon.com on your computer or mobile device. When on the AmazonSmile page. Type in Friends of the Bloomsburg Public Library as your charity. That’s it. Amazon will remember your charity whenever you login in to your Amazon Smile account. Please add a bookmark to the AmazonSmile page make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.
Which products on AmazonSmile are eligible for charitable donations?
Tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations. You will see eligible products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages. Recurring Subscribe-and-Save purchases and subscription renewals are not currently eligible.