CHESTERTOWN - A wide array of books and other items will be on sale Friday and Saturday Feb. 19 and 20 as the Town of Chester Library hosts its annual Winter Book Sale. Sponsored by the Friends of the Chester Library, the event is to occur from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Library in the Town of Chester Municipal Center. .
Civil War enthusiasts will find a special collection of books featuring history, alternative history, and fiction of the era. There is a wide assortment of new and nearly new adult mysteries, sci-fi, and novels. Current day popular authors' books are presented alphabetically.
Biographies on sale extend from political, literary, and entertainment notables to historical figures. In non-fiction, there are collections ranging from self-help, history, cookbooks, travel, and true crime. Classics include novels, short stories, plays, and poetry. At the center of it all is a large display of coffee table books. Magazines, puzzles, DVDs, Books on tape or disc, VHS movies, music CDs, records, and audiotapes are being offered.
Children's books along with teaching materials are also available. This year, college students will find support materials in the fields of Philosophy, religious studies, Logic, art books, Business, Latin American studies, Aesthetics in Media, Multi-Cultural Studies, and others. Most of these books will cost 50 to $1.
Book bags with the library logo will be for sale. The local artisans group Crafty Critters donated hand-made colorful fabric bags and book covers available for purchase. All are asked to join the effort to support the library while find interesting materials for one's winter reading, listening, and viewing pleasure. Call the library at 494-5384 for details.