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Annual Friends of the Metropolitan Library System Booksale is this weekend at Oklahoma City's State Fair Park

by Brandy McDonnell Published: February 18, 2013
Officials said more than 3,200 people attended Friday night's preview sale for the 33rd annual Book Sale sponsored by the Friends of the Library on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012. More than 400,000 books were available for sale at deeply discounted prices during the two-day event in the Oklahoma Expo Hall at State Fair Park. The event ends Sunday, Feb. 26. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman Archives
Officials said more than 3,200 people attended Friday night's preview sale for the 33rd annual Book Sale sponsored by the Friends of the Library on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012. More than 400,000 books were available for sale at deeply discounted prices during the two-day event in the Oklahoma Expo Hall at State Fair Park. The event ends Sunday, Feb. 26. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman Archives

The 34th annual Friends of the Metropolitan Library System Booksale is coming up this weekend at State Fair Park, 3001 General Pershing Blvd.

The 2013 sale will be from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in Oklahoma Expo Hall.

Admission is free.

The members only pre-sale is set for 5 to 9 p.m. Friday in Oklahoma Expo Hall.

The sale will offer more than 600,000 books covering a wide range of subjects and priced for as little as 50 cents each.

Proceeds from booksale are used to purchase items not covered by the Metropolitan Library System’s budget such as funds for special programming, equipment and other needs.

For more information or to volunteer to work at book sale, call the Friends office at 606-3763 or go online to www.mlsfriends.org.

-BAM

by Brandy McDonnell
Entertainment Reporter
Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more than 1...
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