2010-02-18 / Local & State

Friends Of Legal Services Book Drive Opens

The Franklin County Friends of Legal Services group has announced the book donation sites for its 26th annual book sale. Books may be donated at the following McConnellsburg area locations starting the week of February 22:

Mercersburg: M&T Bank, 10 N. Main Street (on the square); Tower Bank, 11906 Buchanan Trail E.

St. Thomas: Modnur Pharmacy, 4495 Lincoln Way West.

Other donation sites in Franklin, Cumberland and Adams County are listed at www.fcls.net.

Donations will be accepted from February 22 through April 19. The group welcomes books of all types, old and new, hardbound and paperback, plus magazines dated before 1950, sheet music, maps, audio cassettes, videotapes, and CDs, but not college textbooks, encyclopedias, or Reader’s Digest condensed books.

Rare books and collector’s items are welcome and are priced and displayed separately at the sale. The group will provide receipts for tax purposes on request. To make special arrangements to donate a large quantity of books, call Franklin County Legal Services at 717-262-2326 or e-mail gkeener@fcls.net.

The sale itself will run from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, May 7, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 8, and from noon to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 9, in Laird Hall on the Wilson College campus in Chambersburg. Proceeds benefit local nonprofit organizations that provide legal services to low-income residents and victims of domestic violence.

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