Monday is the final day of the Westport Library's fall book sale. Here Penelope, Andreas and Peter peruse the offerings. / Photo by Corrina Palarino
Monday is the final day of the Westport Library’s fall book sale. Here Penelope, Andreas and Peter peruse the offerings. / Photo by Corrina Palarino

WESTPORT — The Westport Library’s fall book sale, with thousands of books from paperbacks to rare and vintage collector’s texts, plus CDs and DVDs, has its final day Monday.

The sale began Friday at the library, 20 Jesup Road.

Shoppers at the Westport Library's fall book sale on Sunday. / Photo by Corrina Palarino.
Shoppers at the Westport Library’s fall book sale on Sunday. / Photo by Corrina Palarino.

Monday, it runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attendees can fill a library “logo bag” for $8, a personal bag of equal size for $5 or buy individual books at half-price.

Highlights of the book sale, as noted in library publicity for the event, include:

  • A new “Fiction for $1 Room,” featuring for $1 each hardcover fiction, mystery, science fiction and fantasy books, young adult fiction, and paperback novels.
  • “Signed” gold-colored stickers on texts signed by the authors, including a first edition of “You’re Only Old Once,” inscribed and signed by Dr. Seuss.
  • A collection of holiday-themed books.
  • A wide range of CDs and DVDs.
  • A large assortment of cookbooks.
  • Vintage book sets in leather bindings, as well as antiquarian volumes and a large collection of books about American and world history.
  • Books donated from the personal library of Westport resident Joseph Califano, a former U.S. secretary of health, education and welfare in the Carter administration.

Books also are sold online at the Westport Book Sales website.

For more information, call the Westport Library at 203-291-4800.