Bring Your Detective Skills to Find Aisles Full of Books and Prizes at the Annual Spring Book Sale

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 03, 2014

**Photos available upon request**

Contact: Katherine Jardine
(415) 626-7512 ext. 100

katherine.jardine@friendssfpl.org

 

Bring Your Detective Skills to Find Aisles Full of Books and Prizes at the Annual Spring Book Sale

*All proceeds benefit the San Francisco Public Library’s literacy programs for children, teens and adults*

SAN FRANCISCO, CA– Prizes will be stashed among the colossal array of over 250,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyls, and other goodies on sale at the 4th Annual Spring Book Sale.  Even if you don’t crack the riddles and clues leading to the prizes, you still win with all items $3 or less.

WHAT: Friends of the San Francisco Public Library’s 4th Annual Spring Big Book Sale, free and open to the public.

WHEN: Members Only Preview April 15th, 4PM-8PM; Sale April 16th-20th, 10AM-6PM

WHERE: Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason Center

Alert: Clues and Riddles Incoming 

Friends has teamed with the most iconic San Francisco arts organizations, businesses, and restaurants to serve up to three prizes a day.  Daily clues will be broadcast on Twitter and Facebook.  Once the clue pops up, the search begins as shoppers put their wits to use and follow the clues to prize-filled books in the shelves.

To find the clues, check out Friends’ Twitter and Facebook pages during the sale.  The first to find the correct hiding spot wins the prize!

Prizes include tickets to the San Francisco Ballet, the Exploratorium and deYoung Museums, $100 gift certificates to Delfina and State Bird Provisions, and much more.

3,2,1…Spring Book Sale!

With nearly a quarter million books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other media, in over 100 categories, this sale is not to be missed. EVERYTHING is $3 or less.  Hardcover books are $3, paperbacks are $2, and all other media is $1.  All remaining items will go for $1 on Sunday!

The Spring Book Sale is free and open to the public.

All Friends members are invited to the Member Preview & Reception, Tuesday, April 15th from 4:00-8:00 p.m.  Join Friends today and get a first look at over 250,000 books and media!

For more information on attending or volunteering at the Sale, visit friendssfpl.org or call (415) 626-7500.

Twitter @FriendsSFPL

Facebook: www.facebook.com/friendssfpl

Friends of the San Francisco Public Library is a member-supported, non-profit organization that fundraises, advocates, and provides financial support for the San Francisco Public Library.  In 1964, SFPL had the first Big Book Sale in Fort Mason.