TWO Huge Book Sales Coming the End of July!


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TWO Huge Book Sales Coming the End of July!

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Jul 17, 2016, 11:46pm

Just a heads-up about 2 great used book sales at the end of July:

Newberry Library's 32nd Annual Book Fair: Thu-Sun, July 28-31:

and the same weekend:

Friends of the Oak Park Library Sale: Fri night & Sat, July 29 & 30:

Imagine--in one weekend I'll get all that book-buying out of my system for the rest of the year (yeah, right).

Jul 17, 2016, 11:56pm

Save some money for the following weekend, when the AAUW has its used book sale in Lombard:

Jul 18, 2016, 12:04am

It's not the money, it's the room on the shelves! :(

Jul 18, 2016, 2:53am

Aw man, I wish I'd be in town for all those. :(

Jul 18, 2016, 8:56am

>4 .Monkey.:

I get that. I'm missing the Newberry and Oak Park sales, but don't feel too sad for me - I'll be in Venice.

I don't know if I'll traipse out to Lombard, but there's always the Hyde Park - Kenwood Community Conference book sale on Columbus Day weekend to which to look forward.

Jul 18, 2016, 9:53am

Have a good time in Venice!

Jul 18, 2016, 10:00am

I never knew about any of these book things that happened in the city -- until being on another continent! No fair! Ah well, at least I get to go to one or two things/year here.

Yay Venice! My favorite place in Italy (of the half-dozen visited), and just plain one of my top 5. :D

Editado: Jul 18, 2016, 11:25am

>6 MarthaJeanne:, >7 .Monkey.:

I know I will. .Monkey., it's one of my favorite places in the entire world! Last time I was there, I discovered the Libreria Acqua Alta, which has maze-like space and cats, as do all good used book stores, but also stashes books in gondolas. Very fun.

This time, I'm going specifically to see a production of The Merchant of Venice, being held outdoors in the Campo di Ghetto Nuovo, in observance of the 500th anniversary of the establishment of the ghetto.

Jul 18, 2016, 2:42pm

Ahhh that's so cool, now I have to go back so I can go there!! ...but who will watch my cats while I play with theirs?? hrmph. Some day...

Jul 18, 2016, 2:56pm

Venice is out for me now, but we had many happy visits there.