Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Thank you to our Spring book sale sponsors!

Our volunteer army is resting after the conclusion of another fun used book sale.  We would like to thank the following sponsors who helped us with logistical support - providing food for hungry volunteers and supplies to run the book sale itself.

We hope you can thank them in person as well, since they are part of our community.  Like you, we are patrons of many of these businesses already.


  • Amphora Bakery - Elden St, Herndon
  • Baskin Robbins - Franklin Farm Shopping Center, Herndon
  • Big Bowl - Reston Town Center, Reston
  • Cheesecake Factory - Fair Oaks Mall, Fairfax
  • Edible Arrangements - Hunters Woods, Reston
  • El Fornaio - Reston Town Center, Reston
  • Harris Teeter #81 - Spectrum Center, Reston
  • Harris Teeter #85 - Highland Crossing, Herndon
  • Houlihans - Centreville Road, Herndon
  • Hunan East - Fox Mill Shopping Center, Herndon
  • Mon Ami Gabi - Reston Town Center, Reston
  • Office Depot - Spectrum Center, Reston
  • Pollo Peru - Reston Parkway, Reston
  • Safeway #5 - South Lakes Shopping Center, Reston
  • Sears - Fair Oaks Mall, Fairfax
  • Shoppers Food Warehouse - Centreville Road, Herndon
  • Starbucks - South Lakes Shopping Center, Reston
  • Sumner Furniture - Shaw Road, Sterling
  • Target - Sunset Hills, Reston
  • Trader Joe's - Reston
  • Tyson Bagel - Leesburg Pike, Vienna
  • Wegmans - Monument Drive, Fairfax
  • Willard's BBQ - Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly

Monday, April 11, 2016

Reston Friends Big Spring Book Sale Coming April 21-24

Spring has sprung, and all things are new.  Now there's time to read!  We'll grow novel and factual new brain cells!  The Friends of the Reston Regional Library will hold the huge Semi-Annual Book Sale from Thursday, April 21 through Sunday, April 24.  If you're a member (you may join at the door), there's a preview night Wednesday the 20th from 5 to 8 pm.


Wednesday, April 20  --  5 - 8 pm  Preview Night
Thursday, April 21  --  10 am - 8 pm
Friday, April 22  --  10 am - 5 pm
Saturday, April 23  --  10 am - 4 pm
Sunday, April 24  --  12 noon - 3:30 pm
                             (Library itself opens at 1 pm)


Come and browse thousands upon thousands of great books in great condition!  From the latest popular titles and classic favorites to the rare and unexpected fiction and non-fiction.  The Reston Friends have something for everyone!  Yes, we do restock, for as long as supplies last.

Be sure to visit Charly's Corner for special treasures at bargain prices.

Prices range from $.50 and up for paperbacks, and $1.50 and up for hardbacks.  Higher prices may apply for exceptional or rare books.

Those with need for special access are invited to contact the Reston Friends in advance of the sale to arrange special shopping opportunities.  If you have questions or requests, please contact the Friends in advance, email  restonfriendspr@gmail.com  or call to leave a message at 703-829-5467.  Policies and guidelines will be posted at the sale.  Note:  Payment by cash or check.  Credit cards accepted on preview night.  On other sales days credit cards are subject to service availability.  No scanners or other devices can be used on Media or in Charly's Corner.  No children's books are offered at this sale.  Next childrens/teens/educators sale will be August 18-21.

The Reston Friends are grateful to the local community for generous donations of books and media throughout the entire year.  Your support makes Friends book sales possible.  Thank you!  All proceeds go to support the Reston Regional Library and the Fairfax County Public Library system.

Follow us on Twitter @LoveBooksReston  or  facebook.com/RestonLibraryFriends


The Friends of the Reston Regional Library
11925 Bowman Towne Drive
Reston, VA  20190


Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Reston Friends Book Sales for Children/Teens/Educators Start April 7

Now that spring is here, you and your peeps don't want to miss the chance to feather your nests with gently used books and teaching materials for children/educators, and books for teens.  Hop on over to the big spring children/teens sales sponsored by the Friends of the Reston Regional Library!  We have all your favorite children's book authors!


Dates are:    Thursday through Sunday, April 7-10

Thursday, April 7  --  10 am - 8 pm
Friday, April 8  --  10 am - 5 pm
Saturday, April 9  --  10 am - 4 pm
Sunday, April 10  --  1 - 3:30 pm


(Yes, a little bird told us prices are really cheep!)  Payment is by cash or check, with credit card acceptance subject to service availability.  No scanners or electronic devices at any time.  All proceeds go to benefit the Reston Regional Library and the Fairfax County Public Library system.  First day quantities may be limited.

Book donations and volunteers are always welcome.  For more information, email  restonfriendspr@gmail.com  or call to leave a message at 703-829-5467.  Note:  no member preview for these sales.

The Reston Regional Library is located at 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, VA  20190.  Follow us on Twitter @LoveBooksReston  or on  facebook.com/RestonLibraryFriends


--      The Friends of the Reston Regional Library