Rodman Friends Library Popular Used Book Sale Runs in The Alliance

ALLIANCE − Frances Brotherton of New Franklin has five sons who love to read.

The oldest is 10 years old. The youngest is 2 years old.

Brotherton, supporting his children’s passion, bought 325 books for $65 on Sunday at the Friends of Rodman Library used book sale at Alliance.

This is after she bought 250 books there for $50 on Saturday. And she plans to buy more as the five-day sale continues through Wednesday.

“I hope to have a lending library one day,” she said.

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Her family discovered the book sale last year and, she said Sunday, “It’s like our favorite book sale now. We all love to read.”

The sale, which kicked off Saturday, is taking place at the Alliance Neighborhood Center and attracts buyers from across the Northeast region of the United States. During the remainder of the sale, hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. The event takes place during the first days of the Grand Alliance Carnation Festival.

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