JCC plans used book sale in August; donations still accepted

Customers browse at the 2013 JCC Used Book Sale. This year’s sale is Aug. 24-28.

The Jewish Community Center will hold its Used Book Sale from Sunday, Aug. 24 to Thursday, Aug. 28 at the Jewish Community Center Staenberg Family Complex’s Arts & Education Building, 2 Millstone Campus Drive in Creve Coeur. 

Sunday is Preview Day, with hours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the only day with an entry fee ($10). The sale continues from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Thursday, Aug. 28 is Bag Day, where patrons can fill a bag for $5. Bag Day hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The annual sale includes thousands of book titles for adults and children in a variety of genres as well as videos, books on tape/CDs and DVDs.

The opening day $10 fee helps underwrite expenses for the sale. Books are priced from 50 cents to $3. Special books — collectibles, art books, antique books — are priced as marked. Ticket sales will begin at 9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 26. Children 16 and under are free. There is no cost to shop the remaining days of the book sale. 

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Donations of books are still being accepted through Aug. 14  at H.F. Epstein Hebrew Academy, 1138 Warson Road.

For more information, contact Zelda Sparks at 314-442-3169.