Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Find loads of great books for eager young minds at the Children and Teen used book sales in August!

The Reston Friends will hold their used book sales for Children/Educators and for Teens at the Reston Regional Library as follows:

            Thursday, Aug.21  – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

            Friday, Aug.22  – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

            Saturday, Aug. 23  – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

            Sunday, Aug. 24  – 1 to 3:30 p.m.

Come early for the best selections.  Yes, the Friends do re-stock, for as long as supplies last.  Donations of gently used books for children and teens are always welcome, and so are energetic volunteers!

Payment is by cash or check.  Sorry, no scanners or electronic devices.  All proceeds go to benefit the Reston Regional Library and the Fairfax County Public Library system.  For more information, email restonfriendspr@gmail.com or call to leave a message at 703-829-5467.

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

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Thank you, sponsors!

We'd like to thank the following sponsors who made it possible for us to have another great sale this spring.  Please thank them yourself if you have a chance.  They provide materials and food for our army of volunteers throughout the sale.

  • Boston Market - Reston
  • Cheesecake Factory - Fairfax
  • Corner Bakery - Fairfax
  • Costco - Chantilly
  • Edible Arrangement - Reston
  • Einstein Bagel - Reston
  • Harris Teeter #81 - Reston
  • Harris Teeter #85 - Herndon
  • Lucia's - Herndon
  • Mon Ami Gabi - Reston
  • Nielson's Frozen Custard - Vienna
  • Office Depot - Reston
  • Panera Bread - Herndon
  • Papa John's Pizza - Herndon
  • Potbelly - Reston
  • Rubino's Pizzeria - Herndon
  • Safeway - Franklin Farms
  • Sears - Herndon
  • Shoppers Food - Herndon
  • Starbucks - America Plaza
  • Target Greatland - Sunset Hills, Reston
  • Trader Joes - Reston
  • Willard's Barbeque - Chantilly
  • Monday, April 14, 2014


    Are you a library browser or a searcher? Or both??

    Whatever your style, we’re ready for you at the Friends of the Reston Regional Library used book and media sale April 30 through May 4 at Reston Regional Library. Here’s the schedule:

    Wed., April 30, 5-8 p.m. Friends Night (membership available online, or at the door)
    Thurs., May 1, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
    Fri., May 2, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Sat., May 3, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
    Sun., May 4, 12 noon—3:30 p.m. (library itself opens at 1 p.m.)

    Come and revel in literally thousands of books (restocked constantly, as long as supplies last) in all subject categories! Visit Charly’s Corner for special treasures of all kinds! Prices range from $.50 and up for paperbacks, and $1.50 and up for hardbacks. Higher prices may apply for exceptional or rare books. Note: payment is by cash or check only. Sorry, no credit card sales.

    Those with need for special access are invited to contact the Friends in advance of the sale to arrange special shopping opportunities.

    All sale proceeds go to support Reston Regional Library and the Fairfax County Public Library system.  
    The Reston Friends, like the Friends of other branches, are all unpaid volunteers donating their time and energy to assist and sustain our local libraries. All sale items have been generously donated by our local community friends and neighbors. Thank you! And yes, donations of your gently used books and media are always welcome and appreciated, as are your time and talents when you join us.

    Some restrictions apply, so if you wish to buy in bulk, for instance, please contact the Friends in advance to discuss your needs. Policies and guidelines will be posted at the sale itself.

    Please contact the Reston Friends with specific questions by email at restonfriendspr@gmail.com or call to leave a message at 703-829-5467.

    Note: No children’s books are offered at this sale. Separate children/teen sales will be held in August 2014.