Giant used book sale opens Wednesday

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) – One of the biggest used book sales in this part of the country is about to open its doors. The American Association of University Women (AAUW) launch their 60th Annual book sale on Wednesday in a new location this year — Burlington Plaza on Niagara Falls Boulevard in Amherst.

The five-day sale features more than 150,000 new and used books, DVD’s, puzzles and games. Money raised benefits local scholarships and educational programs supported by the Buffalo Branch of the AAUW. In its 60 years, the sale has grown from a modest one-day event into one of the largest sales of its kind in Western New York.

The sale runs May 28 through June 1st. Admission prices on May 28 are $20 from 9 to 11 A.M., $10 from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. and $5 from 1 to 8 p.m. May 29 through May 31, admission is just one dollar. Admission is free on the final day of the sale, June 1, and doors close at 5 p.m.

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