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

The sale will take place from 10AM to 2PM on Friday and 10AM to 2PM on Saturday at 322 W. Broad Street in downtown Texarkana.

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.