Friends of WFPL to hold ‘Blowout Book Sale’ on Aug. 1

Friends of West Florida Public Library, a non-profit support organization of the West Florida Public Library, will hold a “Blowout Book Sale” on Saturday, August 1, from 9am to 5pm at the downtown Main Library, 239 N. Spring Street.

During the sale, shoppers can purchase a brown paper bag for $5 and take home whatever books will fit inside the bag. Multiple bags can be purchased without limit, and book lovers are encouraged to shop all day.

The sale is open to the public. Payment by cash or check is preferred, but credit cards are accepted for sales of $20 or more.

Proceeds from the Blowout Book Sale will support the West Florida Public Library’s efforts to build a stronger community and improve literacy.

For more information about the sale or to become a Friends member, visit or