Used books are
always for sale in the Pace
Antique Depot on
Chumuckla Road. We are greatly appreciative of the help
these folks give!
is not much that the Friends do that is more vital than the
work performed by our volunteers at the book sale. But,
unless you are already a part of the process, you might not
know about all the work that goes on there. Here, then, is a
primer on the Friends Booksale Operations and, of course, all
the information you need about how you can become a part of
the storage unit? It is at Patriot
Self Storage, 4384 Luther Fowler Road in Pace.
Most of the books are donated from groups and individuals.
You may drop off donated books at the Pace Library.
Once the books
are at the storage unit, the unopened boxes are placed in a
central location. From here, volunteers open each box and
sort out the contents. Each book is taken to its place; signs
show just where to put all the different types of books —
fiction, biography, literature, children’s, history,
reference, how-to, science, cook books, audio/visual, and on
and on. This part of the process is hard work, but, if you
enjoy working with books, the hardest part is keeping to the
task when you are working with a particularly great load of
books. You never know what will be in each box!
are needed for moving the books. Books are heavy, so strong
backs are needed!
need people at the sale to browse the books and keep the
or service organizations may pick up leftovers at our big
Annual Sale from 2-4 Saturday afternoon.