Grab Bag Sale and Terrace Sale, Saturday April 10, 2021 from 1-4 pm
Grab Bags for $5 and a slightly expanded Terrace sale.
$5 Grab Bags are surprise bundles, prepackaged in various genres: Choose from Romance, Sci-Fi, Gardening, Home Repair, Cookbooks Mysteries , Biographies, Sci-fi, Spanish Language Fiction, some Indian fiction in Gujarati, Hindi or Tamil, and a big selection of large-print fiction. As for children’s books, we have board books, picture books (including Spanish language), middle grade fiction, young adult fiction, and Vietnamese children’s books. Our volunteers can prepare a custom grab bag with your choice of genre.
On tables displayed on the terrace, we will have many paperback books, dvds, cds and many other boxes of books available for your own selection. Prices vary from 50 cents for paperbacks to $1 for hard back books, dvds, and cds. Or make your own bag from these selections, $5 for members, $8 for nonmembers.
Exact change or credit card purchase. Covid-19 protocol of distancing and masks are expected. The bookstore is still not open to the public.
Follow this link to join: http://friendsofgilroylibrary.org/membership/
Lani Yoshimura is retiring after 46 years of service as Community Librarian at the Gilroy Library. In lieu of gifts, Lani has requested to please consider making a donation to the Friends of the Gilroy Library by PayPal at:
If you prefer to make a donation by mail, please send your check to:
Friends of the Gilroy Library, 350 W. Sixth Street, Gilroy, CA 95020
Thank you for supporting the Friends and the Gilroy Library!
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and in light of the temporary closures of public libraries and bookstores across the country, you and your patrons can access the digital issue of BookPage through Issuu.com. Click on the arrow to page through the issue.
NOTICE: DUE TO LIBRARY POLICY OF CANCELLING EVENTS AS A PRECAUTION AGAINST COVID-19 – Effective immediately, the bookstore is closed until further notice.
FRIENDS of the GILROY LIBRARY Board Meeting
Wednesday May 5, 2020 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Zoom meeting, by invitation
A new study shows that students learn way more effectively from print textbooks than screens
Tote bags now in PURPLE, too!!! Still only $2.
As FRIENDS, we …
- promote the public use and community support of the Gilroy Library,
- foster appreciation of Library’s value as a cultural and educational asset to the community,
- encourage the extension and improvement of Library services.
As of January 1, 2018, book prices are as follows: Saturday Bag of Book price – Members $5 and Non-members $8. The price for regular paperback books is 50 cents each, and both trade paperbacks, large paperbacks and hardcover books are $1.00 each. CDs and DVDs are $1.00 each. Blu-ray discs $3.00 each. Members enjoy a 25% discount on other purchases.
Thank you to all who have contributed to the Friends of the Gilroy Library! Contributors from Benevity have had their donations doubled (more information here http://www.benevity.com/) and through YourCause (https://solutions.yourcause.com/)! Both new memberships and membership renewals through Paypal, allow us to cut costs! Financial donations enable us to support the wide ranging Gilroy Library programs.