April 15 last chance to donate books

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

There are only a few more days to donate books for the 27th Annual Friends of Legal Services Book Sale.  The book drive, which started in February, ends Friday, April 15.  Book donation sites throughout the area are listed at www.fcls.net, or donors can call Franklin County Legal Services at (717) 262-2326 to find the closest site.

In Greencastle, items can be brought to Tower Bank, 40 Center Square. All types, old and new, hardbound and paperback, plus magazines dated before 1950, sheet music, maps, audio cassettes, videotapes, and CDs, but not college textbooks, encyclopedias, or Reader's Digest condensed books are welcome.

Rare books and collector's items are priced and displayed separately at the sale. The group will provide receipts for tax purposes on request.

To make special arrangements to donate a large quantity of books, call Franklin County Legal Services at (717) 262-2326 or email gkeener@fcls.net

Volunteers are busy sorting and pricing the tens of thousands of books that have already been donated, to prepare for the sale on Mothers Day weekend.  The sale will run from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, May 6, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 7 and from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 8, in Laird Hall on the Wilson College campus in Chambersburg.

 Proceeds benefit local non-profit organizations that provide legal services to low-income residents and victims of domestic violence.