ANNUAL BOOK SALE

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We will host our 48th Annual Book Sale on Saturday, September 30, 2017 starting at 9 a.m. at the Niagara Regional Fairgrounds, Building B, 1100 Niagara St., Welland.

We sincerely thank members of our community for their ongoing support. Patrons donate, shop and volunteer to assist during the three days prior to the sale and on the sale day itself. At our sale you will find music, movies, games, puzzles and books sorted into groups such as mystery, romance, novels, science fiction, children’s books, classics, pets, crafts and hobbies, health, cookbooks, dictionaries, biography, royalty, politics, Canadiana, self-help, spots and many more.

DONATIONS TO THE SALE:

We sell gently-used items in good condition including books, magazines, games and music. If you would like to donate to our sale, here is some information that you will find useful.

Donations can be dropped off at Building B on Wednesday, September 28 and Thursday, September 29 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Friday, September 30 from 9 a.m. to noon. If you are unable to drop off your donations, one of the following members will go to your home for pick-up.
Call:

In Pelham: Gwenn Alves, 905-892-6988 and Martha Cepuch, 905-892-9360
In Port Colborne: Beth Jeffery, 905-835-2291

THIS IS WHAT WE SELL:

Hard cover or paperback fiction and non-fiction up to 10 years old but all English literature and other classics. Magazines up to 2 years old.

Puzzles, games, recent videos, CDs and DVDs.

These are items we do not include because they don’t sell: Weekly magazines, encyclopaedias, yearbooks, Reader’s Digest condensed books, textbooks, computer manuals, audio or video cassettes and records.

VOLUNTEERS:

‘Many hands make light work’ so we are always grateful to volunteers willing to help organize books and conduct the sale. If you are interested in assisting, please call one of our book sale convenors:

Beth Jeffery, 905-835-2291
Nancy Gallacher, 905-892-8338
Sharon Vedova, 905-892-6535

PROCEEDS:

Each year we award eight $600 scholarships to graduating female students from local high schools, $1,000 to various worthy community projects and the CFUW Charitable Trust. The remainder is donated to our registered charity, CFUW Welland & District Charitable Trust, which has educational support as its sole purpose. In 2008 we partnered with Brock University endowment fund to establish a bursary of approximately $2,000 each year for a mature female student who is returning to school at Brock.

CFUW Welland and District sponsors a speaker at the library with a focus on children and the arts.

CFUW Welland and District sponsors a speaker at the library with a focus on children and the arts.

A donation to the Welland Museum to sponsor an artist for children's March Break program.

A donation to the Welland Museum to sponsor an artist for children’s March Break program.

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uwcbooksale@yahoo.com
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