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Book sale to benefit library; 'friends' get deals

Join the Friends of the Library and take advantage of savings on all manner of books as the group raises funds for Red Wing Public Library. Annual membership costs $10 and lets you shop early for bargains on gently used books of all sorts from fiction, non-fiction, cookbooks, children's, travel, self-help, etc.

Prices range from 25 cents to $1. Special volumes will be available for bid.

The spring sale provides the biggest opportunity for the widest selection of books for the year. The sale is open for members only 2-7 p.m. Thursday, March 30, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, March 31, at Red Wing Public Library. The public can buy from 1-5 p.m., Saturday, April 1, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, April 3. Remaining books can be purchased for $2 a bag.