The Friends of the Library will host its Used Book Sale this Friday in downtown Texarkana.

The sale will take place from 10 AM to 2 PM on Friday at 322 W. Broad Street in downtown Texarkana. There will be sales occurring on the weekends throughout the year.

Jennifer Strayhorn, the director of the library, had this to say about the sale.

"The Book Sale will have fiction books up to 50 percent off of the regular prices. The books are divided by category – Children’s, Non-fiction, History, Religion, Cookbooks, Biographies, Travel, Health, and more."

The sale will help fund the following projects.

  • The professional performers at the summer reading program.
  • The monthly book club discussion group.
  • Buying bestsellers for the library.
  • Books to give out at Wild About Wellness each August at the Four States Fairgrounds.
  • The Library van.
  • Updated parking lot lighting.