books.jpgHey, bibliophiles: now’s your chance to stock up on every book imaginable at the Friends of SFPL’s 47th Annual Big Book Sale.

In honor of the Friends of SFPL’s 50th anniversary, all books will be cheaper than cheap, with prices topping out at $4, and everything marked down to just $1 by Sunday.

The Big Book Sale is more than its title lets on and doesn’t mean that only War and Peace will be available for purchase. While plenty of hardcovers and paperbacks will be there to be added to that wall of books that’s slowly threatening to overtake your house, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl and “other forms of media” are yours for the taking as well.

For more information on the Big Book Sale, visit the Friends of SFPL’s website at

What: The 47th Annual Big Book Sale
When: Sept. 21-25 from 10am-8pm, with the event wrapping up on Sunday at 6pm
Where: Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion on Marina Blvd. and Buchanan St.
Cost: Free to browse, with children’s books priced at $1, all other materials $4 or less, and everything reduced to just $1 by Sunday.

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Always in motion. April Siese writes about music, takes photos at shows, and even helps put them on behind the scenes as a stagehand. She's written everything from hard news to beauty features, as well as fiction and poetry. She most definitely likes pie.

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