Church holds Park for Food in conjunction with Pequot Library book sale

During the busiest weekend days of Pequot Library’s 55th annual Summer Book Sale, Trinity Episcopal Church in Southport will open their parking lot to the public with, “Park for Food.” Pequot’s Book Sale runs from Friday, July 24- Tuesday, July 28. On, Saturday, July 25 and Sunday, July 26, the church asks, in exchange for parking that the drivers make a donation of canned foods or funds. The Rev. Margaret (Peggy) Hodgkins, rector of Trinity Southport, said, “In keeping with our mission of social justice ministries, all proceeds will benefit St. Luke’s Bridgeport Food Pantry or other food pantries serving people in need.” Trinity Church volunteers will direct cars to available parking in the church’s parking lot over the weekend.

Pequot Library’s 55th annual Summer Book Sale offers more than 55 categories, including more than 120,000 books, plus about 10,000 CDs, many DVDs and media items, records, and more. Unique “Specials” will be offered, with a catalog of higher value and/or scarce items available online at pequotlibrary.org starting July 13.

Pequot Library’s Summer Book Sale hours and pricing for the five-day sale are: Friday, July 24, 9-7, prices are double the marked price; Saturday, July 25, 9-6, all items priced as marked; Sunday, July 26, 9-6 priced as marked; Monday, July 27, 9-6, half the marked price; Tuesday, July 28, 9-2, $5 per bag day.

More than 55 categories, including: children’s books; art and photography; business; biography; Several sections of history: USA, European, world, and military; computer books and software; cooking;  crafts and style; foreign language; gardening; mystery and thriller; romance; science; sports; science fiction; current fiction; classic fiction; poetry and drama; trade paperbacks; media: cds, dvds, records, tapes, and audiobooks; sheet music, music books, and comic books.

Book sale shoppers can park at Pequot Library or in the Trinity Episcopal Church parking lot (on the corner of Pequot Avenue and Center Street). Join other members of the community in helping feed those in need. Pequot Library also asks the public to help save the environment: If possible please bring your own reusable bags!

Please visit www.pequotlibrary.org to learn more about this vibrant library, educational, arts and cultural institution. All classes and programs are open to everyone. For information: 203-259-0346 ext. 15. Follow Pequot Library on Facebook and Twitter. Pequot Library Brings Culture to Life!

The public lines up on the Great Lawn, awaiting the start of Pequot Library’s 2014 annual Summer Book Sale. All proceeds from the sale help Pequot Library offer high-quality programs and library services throughout the year.

The public lines up on the Great Lawn, awaiting the start of Pequot Library’s 2014 annual Summer Book Sale. All proceeds from the sale help Pequot Library offer high-quality programs and library services throughout the year.

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