Press Release

Date Changed For Annual BPL Book Sale

BANGOR, Maine — The Friends of the Bangor Public Library annual book sale will be held at the Library on Saturday, June 15, NOT on May 11 as previously advertised.

“We anticipate a big sale this year and we’re making a few changes, including longer hours,” Virginia Graham, president of the Friends, said. The Saturday sale will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., with the final hour devoted to Books-by-the-Bag.

A preview for Friends members will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 14.

Volunteers are needed to help sort books during the week of June 10. Please call 945-6883 (email: if you can devote a few hours to help ready the books for the sale or wish to learn more about the Friends.

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Proceeds from the sale help support the Bangor Public Library.