Pioneer Days used book sale brings in good turnout

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NEGAUNEE, Mich. (WLUC) - The Pioneer Days celebrations continue in Negaunee. Thursday afternoon the Negaunee Friends of the Public Library held their annual used book sale.

The sale included just about any genre of book you can imagine from science fiction to true crime, even cookbooks and vinyl records were there. Funds raised from the book sale benefit the Negaunee Public Library helping them buy new public computers, shelves and other furniture.

Organizers say the sale helps promote the library while providing books to the community.

"It brings in a lot of people that are looking for cheap wonderful books. It's a great way to promote literacy and raise money for the library," said Negaunee Public Library Director, Jessica Holman.

The Friends of the Negaunee Public Library hold this sale every year during Pioneer Days. Don't forget, Pioneer Days wraps up Saturday, July 13, with the parade downtown and fireworks over Teal Lake.

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