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Monroe Symphony League book sale set for the next two weekends

Monroe Symphony Orchestra

The Monroe Symphony League will be holding a book sale for the next two weekends. Mark Henderson, a member of the league, said, "The Monroe Symphony League is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping the symphony orchestra through fundraising efforts."

Lagniappe: Monroe Symphony League book sale

The collection is made up of gently used books donated by the community. Most of the books are priced at $0.50-2.00.

Many categories of books will be available to shoppers. Some of the categories include religion, suspense, biography, history, and many more.

Other items are included in the sale, such as DVDs, CDs, cassettes, vinyl, sheet music, knickknacks, and puzzles.

The first weekend of the sale will be this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. The sale returns next weekend at the Book Room on the 4th street in Monroe.

A nominal charge will be included on the first day of the sale. Mark Henderson, "That money goes toward the upkeep of the building."

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