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86th annual Bryn Mawr-Wellesley Book Sale kicks off tomorrow, March 17

The Bryn Mawr-Wellesley Book Sale, one of the oldest and largest used book sales on the East Coast, will take place beginning tomorrow, March 17, at Princeton Day School. Proceeds support college scholarships for young women from Central New Jersey.

Choose from more than 80,000 books at the sale, which runs until March 21 at Princeton Day School, 650 Great Road, in Princeton. Books are sorted into 60 categories including fantasy, military history, math and science, fine art, music, and graphic novels. The sale features top-quality fiction, non-fiction, academic, and hard-back books plus paperbacks, all sold at bargain prices.Books are donated to us by university departments, scholars, local celebrities, and ordinary book lovers.

Most hardbacks are $2 and children’s books start at 50 cents. Tickets for Opening Day, March 17, are $25 and are available on the website through PayPal. All other days the admission is free.

Stop by and see why buyers come from West Virginia, New York City, Eastern Pennsylvania; Wisconsin, Florida, Maine, and beyond for this annual Princeton sale.

2017 Sale Dates and Hours

Opening Day- Tickets $25
Friday, March 17                                     10:00 am – 5:00 pm

General Public
Saturday, March 18                                10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sunday, March 19                                   10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Monday, March 20 (Half Price Day*) 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday, March 21 (Box Day**)           10:00 am – 3:00 pm

* All books half-price except in Collector’s Corner, which closes for the year at noon on March 20.

** All books are $10 per box. Boxes should be 12 x 12 x 12 or smaller. Bring your own or purchase one from us.

Visit bmandwbooks.com for more information.

 

 

Krystal Knapp

Krystal Knapp is the founding editor of Planet Princeton. She can be reached via email at editor AT planetprinceton.com. Send all letters to the editor and press releases to that email address.

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