AAUW Battle Creek to host second
annual Winter Used Book Sale
The Second Annual Winter Used Book Sale is back! The Battle Creek branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) sponsors the sale. Due to the popularity of the sale it has been expanded to a three-day sale event held Friday February 6, Saturday February 7 and Sunday February 8. The hours of the sale each day are 10 – 4. Admission is free.
The used book sale is located at the Simply Self Storage Units (formerly known as the Knapp Drive Self-Storage and Office Suites) at 110 Knapp Drive, Battle Creek. This is next door to Lone Star Steakhouse near Capital Avenue by 1 94 and Knapp Drive. Parking is available in the front of the building and on the west side (away from Lone Star Restaurant).
More than 15,000 will be available to the public and include fiction, children/youth, and over 50 other subjects. Many of the books are in like-new condition. Special features of the sale include Classics – Library of America with over 150 volumes, coffee table books, over 200 Spanish language books and over 500 cookbooks. Other popular book categories include: vampire books, large print, history, military, hobbies, sports, youth, vintage, romance and inspirational books.
AAUW’s goal is to promote and support reading to all members of the Battle Creek Community, so in addition to the sale books, there will once again be free books available.
Prices range from 50 cents to $2.50 (hardbacks), with the exception of a small number of individually priced books of higher value. Children’s books are slightly lower priced.
In addition discounted prices will be available on Saturday and Sunday of the sale as follows:
Friday February 6th – Full Price Sale
Saturday February 7th -Half Price Sale
Sunday February 8th – Bag Sale – $5.00 a bag! Bags will be provided for the sale.
Proceeds raised from the sale support local projects including scholarships for local young girls and women going to college, through such funds as the BCCF AAUW Battle Creek individual college scholarship and scholarships provided for middle school girls to attend local science camps. The AAUW also supports national projects such as the Educational Equity Awards, Educational Fellowships and the Legal Advocacy Fund.
For questions regarding the book sale call Norma at 269-731-3499. For any questions about donating books for the book sale call Jackie at 269-979-2344. You may also check us out on the web at http://battlecreekmi.aauw.net/ and on Facebook.
AAUW of Michigan “Above the Bridge” 2015 Annual Meeting & State Convention
Island Resort Hotel & Casino – Harris, Michigan
Hosted by the Escanaba Branch
Two-days: Friday May 15 & Saturday, May 16
Charter bus transportation available
Statement of Diversity
AAUW of Battle Creek values and seeks a diverse membership. Diversity encompasses acceptance and respect and recognizes that each individual is unique. It means there shall be no barriers to full participation on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, disability or socio-economic status.