Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Miller Library's Garden Lovers Books Sale On Saturday

Miller Library's 6th Annual Garden Lovers' Book Sale is this Saturday from 9-3pm at the Center for Urban Horticulture (3501 NE 41st Street) in Laurelhurst. There is no charge for admittance.

Shoppers will find a wide range of topics on all things horticultural, at great prices. Thousands of used gardening, horticulture, botany and landscape design books will be for sale.  All proceeds from the sale are used to purchase the best and newest horticultural books and journals.

On Friday there will be a special Wine and Cheese Preview Party from 5-8pm where browsers will be the first to take a look at what is on sale as well as enjoy a glass of wine, mingle with other gardening enthusiasts, and an  also have an opportunity to bid on specially selected books in the silent auction.

Tickets to the Preview Party are $20 each, and proceeds go towards funding the book budget of the Miller Library.  Call  the Library at 206-543-0415 to purchase tickets.

On display and for sale, during the book sale and throughout April, will be original artwork from the American Association of Botanical Artists - Pacific Northwest Chapter.

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