AAUW Buffalo Branch to Host 65th Annual Scholarship Book Sale

The Buffalo Branch of the American Association of University Women will open its 65th annual Scholarship Book Sale on May 29, 2019 located at 2295 Millersport Highway, Getzville, NY 14068 (just north of North Forest Rd.).  News 4 is proud to be a long-time supporter of this event which reuses and recycles gently used books and raises money for scholarships and educational programs.

More than 150,000 books, DVDs, CDs, games and puzzles will be on sale during the five-day event that ends June 2.  Most items sell for 50 cents to a dollar.  Collectibles and new books are priced higher.  Proceeds benefit scholarships and interest-free college loans to Western New York high school and college students, community projects and programs, and fellowships awarded by the national AAUW

Special bargains include children’s books, some of which sell for as low as 25 cents.  Hardcover and paperback books are arranged in more than three dozen categories of fiction and non-fiction. 

Opening day admission price on Wednesday is $20 from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. and $10 from 11 a.m. to 1.p.m. 

The fee drops to $5 from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Admission is one dollar from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on May 30 through June 1st.  Admission is free June 2 when the sale is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

On the final day of the sale, customers can take home a grocery bag full of books for just $5.00. 

You are encouraged to bring your own recyclable grocery bag, but there will also be brown paper grocery bags available at the door.

More information is available at http://aauw.buffalo.edu/booksale.