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Friends now selling books online
Finding a great deal on a rare, out-of-print or unique book just got easier with the Charleston Friends of the Library’s online store, a source with thousands of offerings on just about every subject imaginable.

The new online store is available at
www.shopcharlestonlibraryfriends.org, and prices start at just one cent. The site also will sell DVDs and CDs. As always, proceeds from the Friends’ book sales benefit the Charleston County Public Library.

“More and more Friends groups are selling their books online in order to reach a larger audience for their specialized items,” said Emily Everett, director of the non-profit organization, adding that selection of new and used books will constantly be changing. The organization will continue hosting several large book sales each year.

It’s a great way to find inexpensive books, hard-to-find treasures, popular or obscure works, children's books and gently used bestsellers. Items are searchable by title, author’s name and keyword plus shoppers can browse by category, such as children's fiction, history, art, travel, etc. Items will be shipped to the buyer.

The Charleston Friends of the Library, a non-profit volunteer organization, raises money through book sales, memberships and donations to help fund Library services, equipment, training, materials and public programming. The Friends collect and sort donated books for resale to raise money. To learn more about becoming a Friend of the Library or look for future book sale dates, visit