Library used book sale set

The annual Friends of Sheppard Memorial Library Used Book Sale will be held Feb. 3-5 at the Greenville Convention Center, 303 S.W. Greenville Blvd. Donated books and used books from the library will be available for purchase. Hours for the sale will be 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 3, 9 6 p.m. Feb. 4, and 1 to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 5. A members-only preview sale for Friends of the Sheppard Memorial Library will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 2. Memberships may be purchased or renewed at the event. Everything will be priced at $5 or less. A Bag Day Sale will be held on Feb. 5., where patrons may fill a bag with books and pay only $5. There is no entrance fee. The sale raises money to help support the library's programs, materials and operations. The 2016 used book sale exceeded $32,000 in gross sales. Sheppard Memorial Library, the main location of the Pitt County's public library system, is at 530 Evans St. Visit for information or to reserve books, check out digital magazines and available E-Books; and discover more of the library's resources.