That BIG Book Sale returns May 16-19

The annual book sale supports the local public library.

This photo shows rows of white desk and rows of book shelves.

The children’s area at the new Wando Mount Pleasant Library.

Photo by the CHStoday team

Whether you’re looking for a new book to pass the time as you travel for your next vacation, to read as you lounge by the pool or beach, or for those relaxing summer afternoons on the porch swing, here’s your chance to stock up for a good cause.

Book lovers and bargain hunters, rejoice. The Charleston Friends of the Library (CFOL) will host the 42nd annual That BIG Book Sale (TBBS) starting Thursday, May 16 through Sunday, May 19, at the Omar Shrine Auditorium (176 Patriots Point Rd., Mount Pleasant).

  • Thursday, May 16 | Member Pre-Sale | 4-7 p.m.
  • Friday, May 17 | Open to the public | 9 a.m.-7 p.m
  • Saturday, May 18 | Open to the public | 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 19 | Open to the public | 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

There will be 60,000+ books to explore and prices will start at $1. Categories will include children’s, fiction, history, cooking, gardening, and foreign language… to name a few.

This year TBBS will also host a “Friends for Teachers” raffle, giving $30 gift cards to SC teachers to help support their classrooms.

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