Redding's 59th annual Mark Twain Library Book Fair is back. The oldest, and one of the largest in New England, is still one of the Library's principal fundraisers. The Book Fair has over 65,000 books for sale, organized into 75 categories.
Prices as marked on items Saturday 10am to 4pm. Sunday is half price day from 10am to 4pm. On Monday, from 9am to 4pm, people can fill a box for $10, half price for individual books.
The event is at the Redding Community Center on Lonetown Road.
The Library was founded in 1908 by Samuel Clemens, whose pen name is Mark Twain, when he moved to Redding in 1907 and had more books than would fit in his new home. He donated over one thousand titles to help get the Library started; and upon his death, his daughter Clara donated more for sale to build on his fledgling legacy in Redding.
People attending the book fair are asked to consider supporting the Redding Food Bank by donating items including cereals, canned and packaged soups, pasta and other items.