The Friends of the Jefferson Public Library will conduct its semi-annual Big Book Sale from Thursday, Oct. 18 to Sunday, Oct. 21 at the Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd. at the Lake, Kenner. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 18 to Oct. 20, and 12 noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21.
More than 55,000 used books, puzzles, DVDs, CDs, videotapes, music tapes, and vinyl records will be offered for sale. The sale includes fiction and nonfiction books such as collectibles, art, travel, history, military and Civil War books.
Cash, debit cards and major credit (Visa, MasterCard and Discover) will be accepted. Checks no longer are accepted. Admission is free; parking is plentiful. All proceeds from the sale will benefit the Jefferson Parish Library.
The Friends of the Jefferson Public Library is an independent, nonprofit organization that supports the Jefferson Parish Library by promoting library awareness, providing needed unbudgeted items for all its branches through fundraising, and participating in literacy programs. During the past two decades, the Friends have donated more than $1,000,000 to the library system.