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Metro Parks Newsroom

Historic Locust Grove to host book sale March 13-15

Friday February 20, 2009

Historic Locust Grove will hold its fifth annual Used Book Sale Friday through Sunday, March 13-15, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A preview for Friends of Locust Grove will be held Thursday, March 12th, from 5-7:30 p.m.

Friends memberships will be available at the door.

This is a great opportunity to pick up high-quality books at bargain prices, and benefit a local organization at the same time!

The sale will feature all categories of used books from mysteries to children’s books, history, cookbooks and reference books. A well-sorted selection of more than 12,000 books will be offered for sale.

Books are priced at $2 for hardcover, $1 for trade paperbacks, and .50 for regular paperbacks, with a new section for special books and antiquarian books which will be priced higher. Teachers and librarians with school ID will receive a 10% discount. On Sunday afternoon from 2-4:30 p.m. books will be sold by the bag for $10. Book appraiser Charles Bartman will do free book appraisals on Saturday at 2 p.m.; limit two books per person.

Locust Grove is located at 561 Blankenbaker Lane between Brownsboro Road and River Road, about six miles from downtown Louisville. Take the Zorn Avenue exit from I-71 or the Brownsboro Road exit from I-264. Full directions can be found on our For more information, call 502-897-9845.