Garden Lovers’ Book Sale: April 7 and 8

Coming up on April 7 and 8 at the Center for Urban Horticulture, you’ll have a chance to shop a selection of thousands of used gardening, horticulture, botany and landscape design books at the 12th annual Elisabeth C. Miller Library Garden Lovers’ Book Sale!

Be among the first to browse the books at a party with silent auction on Friday, April 7, from 5 to 8 p.m. Tickets to the party are $25 in advance or $30 at the door, and your purchase directly funds the Miller Library book budget. Enjoy a glass of wine, mingle with other gardening enthusiasts, and bid on specially selected books in the silent auction. To purchase tickets to the party, contact the library at 206.543.0415.

Then, on Saturday, April 8, the book sale will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free, and shoppers will find a wide range of topics on all things horticultural—and at great prices.

All proceeds from the book sale will be used to purchase the best new horticultural books and journals for the library. Original artwork from the Pacific Northwest Botanical Artists will also be on exhibit and for sale for the entire month of April.

Miller Library Book Sale: April 4 and 5!

Coming up the first weekend of April is the annual Elisabeth C. Miller Library Garden Lovers’ Book Sale. It’s the biggest event of the year and an important fundraiser for the library—not to mention a great time—so mark your calendars and come join the fun!

Miller Library Book SaleThe festivities kick off on Friday, April 4, with a Wine and Cheese Preview Party from 5 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $20, there’s a silent auction of especially interesting books, and you’ll find plenty of appetizers (enough to make a meal for most people). The following day, Saturday, April 5, the book sale runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. It’s free and open to the public, and all sales go to benefit the Miller Library.

So head over and support the Miller Library, and take part in a wonderful tradition at our school!

Want to chip in?
The library is still collecting book donations! Specifically, they’re looking for new or gently used books that are plant-related, such as about botany, landscape design, horticulture, landscape restoration, etc. Books can be brought to the library, located within the Center for Urban Horticulture, anytime during open hours right up until the day of the sale (Mondays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.).

To purchase party tickets or for more information about making a book donation, contact Martha Ferguson or call the Miller Library at 206.543.0415.