Nov. 11-15: Osher book sale
Osher Lifelong Learning sponsors annual book sale in Wilmington
4:26 p.m., Nov. 11, 2013--The University of Delaware’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in Wilmington is holding its annual book sale Monday through Friday, Nov. 11-15, with hours from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The event is open to the public and takes place in Arsht Hall, 2700 Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilmington.
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Among the more than 10,000 books, DVDs and CDs, visitors will find many current titles including recent Nobel Prize winning author Alice Munro’s book of short stories, Dear Life; Sue Grafton’s mystery, W is for Wasted; and Alan Alda’s book Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself on CD.
All books are grouped by topic for easy browsing and categories include art, history, travel, self-help, fiction, cooking, gardening and children’s books. Prices are modest and Friday morning boasts a great sale of books-by-the-bagful.
All items were donated by members of Osher Lifelong Learning. Proceeds support the performing and visual arts efforts of the Wilmington lifelong learning program. For more information about the Osher program, visit the website.
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes at the University of Delaware are academic membership cooperatives that provide opportunities for adults 50 and over to learn, teach and travel with their peers.
The only requirements for joining are interest in a continuing educational experience, support of the programs through volunteering and payment of a reasonable membership fee.
UD’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes are located in Wilmington, Dover and Lewes.