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25th Annual Book Sale Bonanza Coming Up at St. Paul's in Westfield Nov. 4, 5, 6

Credits: St. Paul's
Prospective book buyers Barbara Bach (left, of Westfield), Janice Innis-Thompson (right, of Scotch Plains) and daughter Kelly Lawrence (center) were obviously making some happy reading choices when caught on camera at the 2011 Giant Book Sale at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Westfield.  This year’s 25th Annual Book Sale at St. Paul’s is expected to bring even better bounty to all prospective book buyers, at bargain prices.  Sponsored by the Friends of Music at St. Paul’s, the three-day Sale runs on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 (Noon-5pm), Monday, Nov. 5 (9am-9pm), and Tuesday, Nov. 6 (Bag Day, 9am-Noon). Credits: St. Paul's

Customer friendly volunteers at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Westfield are once again gearing up to receive and sort a plethora of books for the 25th ANNUAL GIANT BOOK SALE at the church’s Parish Hall.  Sponsored by the Friends of Music at St. Paul’s, this year’s sale runs on Sunday, November 4 (Noon-5pm), Monday, November 5 (9am-9pm) and Tuesday, Nov 6 (Bag Day, 9am-Noon).  Everyone who loves books (especially used books in great shape at bargain prices!) is invited to attend, browse and buy. 

“We hosted a great crowd last year,” says St. Paul’s Minister of Music Charles M. Banks, “and we welcome all returning customers and new-comers this year.”  Banks says sale attendees “typically come in search of Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or birthday gift books, “how-to or self-improvement manuals, Romance novels, or just for those few special reads or rare finds that they hope to buy at low prices.”

As always, thousands of donated books in a wide variety of popular categories are offered to the general public at very reasonable prices.  Also for sale are low-priced videos, software, CDs, records, DVDs, oversized books, sheet music, games and puzzles.

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St. Paul’s is unable to accept donated textbooks, magazines, encyclopedias, or Reader’s Digest condensed books. 

Proceeds from the sale will support the various musical programs, concerts, and activities offered to the general public at St. Paul’s throughout the year. 

Books and other donations are being accepted in the hallway outside of the Parish Hall Kitchen after 3:00 p.m. weekday s and all day on weekends through Friday, November 2nd.  Please bag books by category, if possible (History, Science, Children’s, Non-Fiction, etc.).

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church is located at 414 East Broad Street in Westfield (near Euclid Avenue and across from Town Hall).  To access the Parish Hall, please use the Euclid Avenue driveway entrance.   For more information, please call (908) 451-5082 or e-mail  

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