In Focus: AAUW Used Book Sale Launches on Thursday


In the first photo in this set, from left, Jo Martinez, Cathy Cavness, Laura Hewett, Betty Garrett, Kristi Nelson, Donna Loucks and Renae Seegmiller pose for a photo while setting up the Lewis County American Association of University Women (AAUW) used book sale at the Moose Lodge in Centralia on Tuesday. The sale began today and continues Friday, March 24, and Saturday, March 25 at the lodge, located at 1400 Grand Ave. in Centralia. The book sale hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Book prices will drop each day of the sale. On Thursday, book prices will be $3 for hardcover books and $2 for paperback books. On Friday, books will be $2 for hardcover and $1 for paperback. On Saturday, books will be sold at $5 per bag. Since the first book sale in 1979, the Lewis County AAUW book sale has provided thousands of locals with the opportunity to discover and purchase books of all types at bargain prices. Proceeds from the book sale support the mission of AAUW, education for women. The money raised from the book sale finances numerous scholarships for college and science, technology, engineering and math-focused summer camps for girls in middle and high school.