UO Libraries to hold book sale March 10-12

EUGENE, Ore. -- (Feb. 25, 2009) -- The University of Oregon Libraries will hold its annual book sale from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, through Thursday, March 12, in the Knight Library, Browsing Room, 1501 Kincaid St.

Thousands of used books on all subjects will be offered for sale, along with a selection of CDs, DVDs and maps. The sale includes a group of books by Ursula Le Guin translated into several languages and a number of vintage children's books.

Unless otherwise marked, hardbacks will be priced at $2, paperbacks at 50 cents, CDs, DVDs and LPs at 50 cents and maps at 25 cents. Additionally, a large selection of jazz and classical 78 vinyl records will be sold for $5 per box.

Proceeds from the sale will help fund new acquisitions for the UO Libraries.

About the University of Oregon
The University of Oregon is a world-class teaching and research institution and Oregon's flagship public university. The UO is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), an organization made up of the 62 leading public and private research institutions in the United States and Canada. The University of Oregon is one of only two AAU members in the Pacific Northwest.

Contact: Julie Brown, media relations, 541-346-3185, julbrown@uoregon.edu

Source: Rosemary Nigro, acquisitions librarian, UO Libraries, 541-346-3062, rnigro@uoregon.edu

Link: UO Libraries, http://library.uoregon.edu/index/news-app/story.1908/