FotCCL Spring Book Sale To
Be Held April 7 to 9
The Friends of the Chatham Community
Library (FotCCL) will hold its Spring Book Sale on Thursday, Friday
and Saturday, April 7, 8 and 9, at the library on the campus of
Central Carolina Community College in Pittsboro, NC.
Hours of the sale are Thursday, April 7, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.;
Friday, April 8, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, April 9, 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 17,000 hardbound and softbound books, plus DVDs, CDs, LPs,
audio books and more, will be available for purchase. Each sale
offers a completely new assortment of titles in very good to
excellent condition, and to make shopping easier all organized by
category, subject or format.
For this sale, there will be more than 700 vinyl LP records and box
sets from one discerning and careful collector, who took excellent
care of his collection. They include mostly jazz and swing
recordings from the '50s, '60s and '70s, with some classical, pop
and Broadway shows. Prices will be $2, $5 and $15. These all will be
available at half price on Friday, but not at all on Saturday.
Another popular feature of the Friends book sale is Claudia’s
Corner, which offers rare, noteworthy or 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 list of these
books may be found on the FotCCL Website at
On Thursday, the first day of the sale, most hardcover books are $3;
trade paperbacks are $2; and small paperbacks are 50˘ ⎯ plus sales
of $200 or more are 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 other 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
Members of the Friends of the Chatham Community Library receive an
additional discount of $3 on any day of the sale. This includes all
those who choose to join the Friends at the book sale.
Book lovers from all over North Carolina and nearby states travel to
Pittsboro for the FotCCL book sales because they’ve earned a solid
reputation for their outstanding selection and quality of books and
audio-visual materials — all of which were donated by Chatham County
and area residents.
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 half mile north of US Highway 64 Business (West Street).
There is ample free parking at the library and adjacent college,
plus volunteers will be available to assist with carrying out and
More information about the book sale, including membership in the
Friends and volunteer opportunities, may be found on the FotCCL
Website at http://friendsccl.org .
EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
your calendars for the
Spring 2016 Book Sale to be
held April 7, 8, and 9, 2016. Details
Fall/Winter 2015 Newsletter
is now available online.
Friends of the Chatham Community Library has a new shortened website
address for use in correspondence:
Either address (URL) works equally well.
Google Map & Directions to the Library
The library is located at 197 Hwy. 87 North in Pittsboro on the
Central Carolina Community College campus.