FotCCL Book Sale To Be Held From March 26 to 28
The Spring Book Sale
sponsored by the Friends of the Chatham Community Library (FotCCL)
will be held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 26, 27 and 28,
at the library on the campus of Central Carolina Community College
in Pittsboro, NC.
Hours of the sale are Thursday, March 26, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.;
Friday, March 27, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, March 28,
from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free, and purchases may be made
by cash or check, but no credit cards are accepted.
More than 15,000 hardbound and softbound books, plus DVDs, VHS tapes
and CDs, will be available for purchase. Each sale offers a
completely new assortment of titles, and the materials are in very
good to excellent condition, all organized by subject or format in
specific categories to make shopping that much easier.
On Thursday, the first day of the sale, most hardbound books are $3;
trade paperbacks are $2; and small paperbacks are 50˘. Sales of $200
or more are also entitled to a 20% discount. On Friday, all books
and materials are half price, and on Saturday customers may fill
grocery bags with books and materials they choose for $5 each, with
no limit to the number of bags. (At the sale, bags are available
free, compliments of the local Harris-Teeter and Lowes food stores.)
Members of the Friends of the Chatham Community Library earn an
additional discount of $3. This includes all those who join the
Friends at the book sale.
A popular feature of the Friends book sale is Claudia’s Corner
(formerly called the Collector’s Corner), which offers rare,
noteworthy and special books starting at $10. These books are in a
special room and priced at no more than a quarter to a third of
their lowest value online. A listing of these books may be found on
the FotCCL Website at
Book lovers from all over North Carolina (and nearby states) travel
to Pittsboro for the FotCCL book sales because they have earned a
solid reputation for their outstanding selection and quality of
books and audio-visual materials — all donated by Chatham County and
Proceeds from the book sale are used to benefit the library for
underwriting various programs; purchasing needed books, materials
and equipment; and improving its technology and services.
The book sale is held in the Holmes Family Meeting Room of the
library, which is located at 197 NC Highway 87 North in Pittsboro,
about a quarter mile north of US Highway 64 Business (West Street).
There is ample free parking at the library and adjacent college,
plus volunteers to assist with carrying out and loading books.
More information about the book sale, including membership and
volunteer opportunities, may be found
by clicking on the Book Sale button.