Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Book Sale! - It's Time for the Annual Holiday Mini Sale at the Reston Regional Library!

Don't miss this year's Holiday Mini Sale at the Reston Regional Library!

It opens to the public and starts on Thursday December 6 and runs through Sunday December 9.  The Friends of the Reston Library have assembled a wide assortment of quality, like-new books, suitable for holiday gift giving to readers young and old.  Reston Friends gift memberships will also be available and make great stocking stuffers for friends, neighbors and teachers, too!

When:    Thursday Dec 6 10 am - 4 pm Friday Dec 7 10 am - 4 pmSaturday Dec 8 10 am - 4pmSunday Dec 9 1 - 4 pm

Where:    Reston Regional Library11925 Bowman Towne DriveReston, VA  20190library phone:  703-689-2700

**    Please note that scanners will not be permitted at the Holiday Mini Sale and that there will be quantity limits on Thursday Dec 6.  

The Reston Friends wish to thank the local community for their wonderful donations that make this mini sale possible every year.  All book sale proceeds go to support the Reston Regional Library and the Fairfax County Public Library system.  
For further information, contact the Friends of the Reston Regional Library at 703-829-5467.

Friday, November 16, 2012

Members Only ODD LOTS Sale #12

Thanks to the steady flow of donations, the Reston Friends are now able to offer ODD LOTS #12.  There's always a chance that you'll find something for yourself..... or for friends or family.

As usual, the rules of the game are as follows:
......  Buyers must be paid up Friends members.
......  First come, first serve.
......  All items offered as is, no returns.
......  Pickups by appointment.
......  Send an email to  restonfriendspr@gmail.com  or call  703-729-5497  to leave a voice message clearly indicating which lot(s) you want.  (24/7 -- it doesn't actually ring)
......  The Reston Friends reserve the right to limit quantities sold to any individual.  If you are interested in more than one odd lot, please prioritize that interest.

All proceeds from Odd Lots go to support your library and your library system.

Thank you from the Friends of the Reston Regional Library.

P. S.      Be sure to attend this year's Holiday mini sale that runs December 6-9 (Thu-Sun) at the Reston Library.  Shop for gift-quality books, whether you're looking to please the young or the adult reader.  For mini sale hours and full details, please go the Reston Friends blog at  http://restonfriends.blogspot.com      (Please note that scanners will not be permitted at the Holiday mini sale and that there will be quantity limits on Thursday Dec 6.)
ODD LOTS #12      /      all items offered as is, no returns

A)        $20      Encyclopaedia Britannica
15th ed, published 1985
32 volumes complete plus 1 annual for 1985
attractive green bindings


Great Courses from The Teaching Company
audio cassette editions only

B)        $10      Great Ancient Civilizations of Asia Minor
Prof Kenneth W Harl
copyr 2001 / courses 361, 362
24 lectures on 12 audio cassettes
in 2 parts, including 2 guides

C)        $9      Great Minds of the Western Intellectual Tradition
Profs Darren Staloff & Michael Sugrue
copyr 1996 / courses 401A, 402A, 403A, 404A, 405A, 406A
70 lectures on 36 audio cassettes (2 lectures cover both sides of the audio cassette)
booklets for parts 3-6 only out of 6

D)        $12      World War II: A Military and Social History
Prof Thomas Childers
copyr 1998 / courses 811, 812, 813
30 lectures on 15 audio cassettes
in 3 parts, including 3 guides


E)        $175        Louis L'Amour series
lot of approx 78 volumes
by Louis L'Amour
publishedl by Bantam
matching bindings in brown leatherette
most volumes brand new, as unread


F)        $5      Buddy Rich Memorial Scholarship Concert / Oct 14, 1989
two VHS tapes, as is
Buddy Rich plus Vinnie Colaiuta, Steve Gadd, Dave Weckl


G)        $20      The Papers of Alexander Hamilton
volumes 1-10 plus 1 index
edited by Harold C Syrett
published by Columbia Univ Press
copyr spanning 1961-1965
trade edition hard covers in unclipped dust jackets


H)        $3      Mad Magazine
lot of 11 issues spanning 2007-2010
plus bonus 1 issue Mad Classics #22 (July 2008)


I)        $6      Fix-It-Yourself / Time-Life series
lot of 12 volumes
hard covers in glossy bindings
copyr c.1989


Books in Vietnamese about Buddhism and meditation
mostly trade paperbacks
J)         $20      carton "X"
K)        $20      carton "Y"
J) and K) together        $32      both cartons


L)        $3        Cooking Light magazine
lot of 11 issues spanning Sept 2010 - Oct 2011


M)        $4        Food Network magazine
lot of 15 issues spanning March 2010 - Nov 2011


N)        $6        Grand Diplome Cooking Course
20 volume set, including index
published by The Danbury Press [Grolier]
copyr 1972
hard covers


O)        $3      Success with House Plants
3 binders with gardening cards
all 19 packets appear to be present
copyr 1985


P)        $150      Encyclopedia of World Art
15 volumes complete, including index
published by McGraw-Hill
copyr 1968
dark blue cloth bindings
very heavy volumes


Q)        Let's make a deal!
Introduce a friend or family member to the fiction of Edgar Award grand master Robert B Parker!
Single large collection available
includes mass market paperback editions of most of the very earliest Spenser novels
includes many hard covers in dust jackets, as new, unread
Featuring Spenser plus Jesse Stone plus Sunny Randall [sorry, none of the westerns]