"Support Your Local Library" T-Shirts Now Available
by SANDI FAHY
Photo by SANDI FAHY
CLEARWATER - Want to show your support for your local library? Now you can, in a noticeable way. White T-shirts, which sport the words "Support Your Local Library", are now available for purchase in the Friends Book & Gift Store at the Clearwater Main Library. The shirts also feature the artwork of an open book stating. "I Love to Read and Write". A red heart and yellow pencil complete the design. Cost is $8 for children's sizes. Adult sizes are $10.
Other gift items can be found in the store. Jewelry, scarves, glass candle holders and Phillies memorabilia are among them. There are also animal finger puppets for the younger set. Jewelry prices range from $3 to $20. Pelicans, flamingos and alligators made of metal surround the glass candle holders. You can purchase hardcover books for $1.50-$5. Magazines sell for a dime or a quarter, depending on the date. Paperbacks are 50 cents and $1.
You might want to mark your calendars now for the fall book sale. Dates are Thursday, October 28 (10 a.m.-6:30 p.m); Friday, October 29 and Saturday, October 30 (9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.). A special pre-sale is scheduled 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 27. A $10 donation is requested for admission to the pre-sale.
The Friends store is located on the first floor of the library, which is located at 100 North Osceola Ave.
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