If you are an anti-Kindle, anti-Nook, hardcover- and paperback-loving purist like me, whose leg twitches in delight at the musty smell of old, worn, dog-eared pages, then you will run, not walk, to the Fall Book Sale being sponsored by the Friends of Brooklyn Public Library, Gerritsen Beach Branch. Yes you will.
The two-day sale will be held Friday, November 18, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the library, 2808 Gerritsen Avenue.
There, you can purchase gently-used and like-new books, spanning a wide range of genres for readers of all ages. There will also be DVDs and VHS tapes on sale, so bring your shopping bag and stock up. Buying used books is a great way to not only save money (especially during a particularly ‘blah’ economy), but to also support your friends at the Gerritsen Beach Library.
Also, this gives me an excuse to post my favorite library scene quote from “Ghostbusters,” the greatest movie of all time:
For more, call (718) 368-1435 or go to www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org.