ARTS – Barb’s used book and music sale returns March 21-April 5

Barb’s Used Book & Music Sale returns to 444 Seymour Street (the former Value Village location downtown) for the spring sale. This year, the spring sale is happening slightly earlier than usual, beginning Saturday, March 21 and concluding on Sunday, April 5.

Gently used books, sheet music, vinyl records, DVDs, will be available for as little as $2.  All money raised by the sale will go towards the KSO’s operating expenses, which include everything from concert productions to educational programs.

Volunteers will be accepting donations at the loading dock on the West side of the building (the parking lot beside The Plaza Hotel) starting Wednesday, March 18. Donors are asked to make contact with volunteers at the loading dock when dropping off donations. Please do not drop and run.

The final day for donations will be Saturday, March 28. Volunteers will not accept dirty/tattered books, magazines, Readers Digest, encyclopedias, textbooks, VHS, or cassette tapes.

Eleanor Wachtel.

In conjunction with Barb’s Used Book & Music Sale, an evening with award-winning CBC journalist and the “voice of Canadian literature” Eleanor Wachtel will be held on Friday, April 3 at 8 p.m. in the Irving K. Barber Centre at Thompson Rivers University.

Wachtel hosts the Sundy show Writers and Company on CBC radio. The evening will include a short question and answer session.

Tickets are $30 plus service fees, and are available from Eventbrite or by calling the KSO office at 250-372-5000.

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