Buy used books for a dollar or less and swap a few plants at the Dollar Book Sale and Plant Swap starting at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 26. The book sale is sponsored buy the Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library, and the plant swap is sponsored by South Pasadena Beautiful.
Books, DVD’s, and CD’s for children and adults will be sold between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. in the Library Community Room at 1115 El Centro St. in South Pasadena. Hardcovers will be two for a dollar. No book is priced at more than a dollar.
Used books are also for sale in the library’s second floor Bookstore. “Last chance” 50-cent books are sold on the first floor. Library hours that day are 1:00-5:00 p.m..
Proceeds from the sale of books benefit the South Pasadena Public Library. Funds raised by the non-profit Friends group enable the library to purchase enriching items and online services that cannot be included in the annual budget due to cost.
The South Pasadena Beautiful plant exchange will take place from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon in Library Park in front of the Library Community Room. The non-profit organization founded in 1965 partners with the community to pursue sustainable beautification projects in the city, according to its website.