Used books are
always for sale in the Pace
Antique Depot on
Chumuckla Road. We are greatly appreciative of the help
these folks give!
is not much that the Friends do that is more vital than the
work performed by our volunteers at the book sale. But,
unless you are already a part of the process, you might not
know about all the work that goes on there. Here, then, is a
primer on the Friends Booksale Operations and, of course, all
the information you need about how you can become a part of
the storage unit? It is at Patriot Self Storage, 4384 Luther
Fowler Road in Pace.
Books. Most of the books are
donated from groups and individuals. You may drop off donated
books at the Pace Library.
the books are at the storage unit, the unopened boxes are
placed in a central location. From here, volunteers open each
box and sort out the contents. Each book is taken to its
place; signs show just where to put all the different types
of books: fiction, biography, literature, children's,
history, reference, how-to, science, cook books,
audio/visual, and on and on. This part of the process is hard
work, but, if you enjoy working with books, the hardest part
is keeping to the task when you are working with a
particularly great load of books. You never know what will be
in each box!
are needed for moving the books. Books are heavy, so strong
backs are needed!
We need people at the sale to browse the books and
keep the tables orderly.
Non-profit or service organizations may
pick up leftovers at our big Annual Sale from 2-4 Saturday