Thursday, September 29, 2016

Upcoming Sale: Travel the World, Meet New and Interesting People, Buy Their Books!

Hey there FRRL Fans!
Do you have a friend in Foreign Service? Here's your chance to call in a favor for that time you walked their dog during a blizzard while they were "on TDY" in Hawaii. Get them to wield their State Department building pass and take you to the amazing AAFSW Art & Book Fair. This annual event always features incredible art, books, and ephemera from around the world!

Not lucky enough to have a buddy with a badge? Don't despair! Check out the open sale days!

Art & BookFair 2016 Operating Hours
  • Friday, October 7: Opening Day. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. – Open to building pass holders and their guests.*
  • October 8-9: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. – Open to the general public.
  • October 10: Closed for Columbus Day
  • October 11-14: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. – Open to building pass holders and their guests.
  • October 15-16: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. – Open to the general public. 
  • On Sunday, October 16, books are half price!
  • October 17: 9:00 a.m.-12 noon. Building pass holders and their guests. Books are half price!
AAFSW uses the proceeds to finance scholarships and many other activities in support of the Foreign Service community, from our website to informational programs and events of all types. Some of the proceeds, as well as in-kind donations, are given to DC-area community organizations. 
For more information, visit their website:  

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Fall into our Fall Book Sale!

30 Days Hath September, here's the book sale to remember!
If you're a serious book sale shopper, meet us here in Reston proper.

Hardbacks and paper, trades and tiny,
Condition excellent (some still shiny).
Cooking, Sci-Fi, Lit, and Mystery;
Travel, Languages, Biz, and History;
Religion, Health, and every Hobby.
Don't miss our tables in the lobby.
Prices starting at just .50
(try Charly's Corner for big/strange/nifty)

First night for Members, at the door you can pay.
But don't worry - WE RESTOCK. EVERY. DAY.

We'll gladly take checks, cash, or credit
Your book is here -- so come and get it!!

Huge Semi-Annual Book Sale

Members Night - 9/21

  • Wednesday, September 21 - 5 pm to 8 pm

General Sale (Everyone may attend) 9/22-25

  • September 22 Thursday, 10 am to 8 pm

  • September 23 Friday, 10 am to 5 pm

  • September 24 Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm

  • September 25 Sunday, 12 noon to 3:30 pm (library itself opens at 1 pm)

[Remember: While we love children without fail

Friends of the Reston Regional Library
11925 Bowman Towne Drive
Reston, VA 20190
Twitter: @LoveBooksReston
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