Benefit book sale planned

The Friends of the Mesa County Libraries has scheduled its benefit book sale for Oct. 19 to 21 at the First Congregational Church, 1425 N. Fifth St. in Grand Junction.

An early bird sale is set for 3 to 7 p.m. Oct. 19. Admission is $10.

A public sale with free admission is set for 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 20.

A bag sale is set for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 21. Materials will be sold for $5 a bag or $10 a box.

Donations of books, CDs and VHS tapes in good condition can be made any time at the book drop located at the southwest corner of the First Congregational Church parking lot. No magazines or encyclopedias will be accepted.

All proceeds from the fall book sale benefit programming in literacy, summer reading, poetry and other areas within Mesa County Libraries.