Westport Library's Annual Summer Book Sale wraps up
By Marilyn Katz, ABR, e-PRO - WestportCTProperties.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties)
Hundreds of Westporters and out-of-town visitors took advantage of the glorious weekend weather toattend the Westport Library’s Annual Summer Book Sale. The sale featured more than 80,000 books, arranged in 40 categories and displayed throughout large tents, set up on Jesup Green, in front of the library. A special collection of books were on display inside the library, including a signed Andy Warhol edition, which sold early Saturday morning, for $1,000. Also for sale were DVD's,CD’s, videos and music cassettes. According to one book sale volunteer, attendance was up this year, likely due to the wonderful weather. When asked if the popularity of ebooks had an effect on sales, she said the only possible impact was in the hardcover, fiction category. Just a short distance from the...