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Book sale benefits library system

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Saturday was a perfect chance to build your personal collection of books while helping Jackson's library system.

The Jackson Friends of the Library held a book sale at the Eudora Welty location.

From 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. people perused the shelves in search of that must read hard back or paperback.

The donated items were sold to assist the various branches.

The book sale is an extra source of income for the library system.

There are 15 branches in the Jackson-Hinds Library System.

Avid readers found some great deals on page turners with prices ranging from a dime to $1.00.

"We have children's books. we have magazines.wwe have adult books. we have paperbacks, have a lot of people who strictly want to read the harlequin sized paper backs. I had a lady this morning who bought like $30.00 worth at a quarter apiece. that's a lot of books," said Marsha Case with the Jackson-Hinds Library System.

The next book sale will be held Saturday September 28th. 

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