Friends of the Library – Fall 2013 Book Sale

It’s October….and that means things are gearing up for The Friends of The Library Fall Book Sale !

The Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale starts Saturday October 26th and runs through Wednesday October 30th, 2013.

This is another great fall event in Beautiful Gainesville!  If you’ve never been to this book sale, make sure you go check it out.   Lots of treasures to find and all will benefit our Alachua County Library District. 

 Be Prepared !!!  Now you can know “where” each topic of book is located in the building and you can get a map !!

 To download a floor plan of the sale area, click here.

The money made during the book sales is used for budgeted library support, scholarships for library staff, special projects, and county literacy projects.

Friends of the Library

Location is at The Friends of the Library building  (The Book House) at 430 N. Main Street, Gainesville.

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Remember to Bring your own boxes for shopping!

No Credit or Debit Cards!   Cash or Checks Only

Phone: 352-375-1676

Saturday 10/26 : 9 am  to 6pm

Sunday 10/27 : 1pm to 6pm

Monday 10/28: Noon to 7pm

Tuesday 10/29:  Noon to 7pm – Books are 1/2 PRICE !!

Wednesday 10/30: Noon to 6pm – Special 10 cent  day

 Just another reason why it is Great to Live in Beautiful Gainesville !


Fall Parade of Homes Starts This Weekend

The Builders Association of North Central Florida presents the Fall Parade of Homes ™ 2013.

BANCF-Fall Parade of HomesThe Parade starts this weekend!  We will have two weekends in a row to see all the new homes on the fall parade.   It’s a self-guided tour.   You can start your parade at any location on the map.

There will be Fall Parade of Homes programs at each location, and you can watch for the magazine in the Gainesville Sun too!

Admission is Free


***  October 12 & 13  from 1pm to 6pm  (Saturday & Sunday)

***  October 19 & 20 from 1pm to 6pm  (Saturday & Sunday)

New construction homes by member builders all throughout Alachua County.  Please know that some builders will NOT allow cameras, and you may have to remove your shoes at some homes on the parade.

Go ahead and make plans to see all of these beautiful models!   Different builders, different styles, and you get so see them all.  If a new home is on your with list, then plan to attend the Fall Parade of Homes.

Here is a MAP that shows the locations of all homes on our Fall Parade.  You can download this map here too.


 Gainesville is A Great Place to Live!