Mark your calendars for 'That Summer Book Sale'

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Looking to load up on cheap summer reading?  You're in luck! 'That Summer Book Sale' returns to the Main Branch of the Charleston County Public Library come June.

With great bargains, good books and a chance to support your library system, all are in invited Friday, June 15 - 17 at the Main Branch, located at 68 Calhoun Street. Below are the official book sale hours:

  • June 15 - 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • June 16 - 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • June 17 - 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Books, DVDs, and CDs, will be available with prices starting at $1 for paperbacks and $3 for hardback books. Items include mysteries, romances, classics, children’s books, local histories, cookbooks and a variety of non-fiction topics. If you want to score even cheaper books, hold off until Sunday when everything drop to nearly half-price.

'That Summer Book Sale' is presented by The Charleston Friends of the Library, a non-profit volunteer organization, raises money through book sales to help fund Library services, equipment, training, materials and public programming. The Friends collect and sort donated books for resale to raise money. This branch sale is one of the few book sales held throughout the year by the Friends.

For more information on the Main Branch Sale, please visit or get daily updates on Facebook or Twitter.