2013-02-13 / 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 29th annual book sale. Books may be donated at the following locations near Mercersburg and Mc- Connellsburg starting the week of February 11:

Mercersburg

M&T Bank, 10 N. Main Street (on the square)

Susquehanna Bank, 316 N. Main St.

St. Thomas

Modnur Pharmacy, 4495 Lincoln Way West

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

Donations will be accepted from February 11 through April 15. The group welcomes books of all types, old and new, hardbound and paperback, plus magazines dated before 1950, sheet music, maps, artwork, CDs, DVDs, videotapes, and books on tape.

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 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, May 10, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, and from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 12, in Laird Hall on the Wilson College campus in Chambersburg. Proceeds benefit local non-profit organizations that provide legal services to low-income residents and victims of domestic violence.

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