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Virginia War Memorial Annual Book Sale Set For January 26 - Hundreds of Slightly Used Military & History Books on Sale at Bargain Prices

The Virginia War Memorial presents its Annual Book Sale, Saturday, January 26 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Memorial’s Paul and Phyllis Galanti Education Center at 621 South Belvidere Street.

Hundreds of slightly used military-related and historic books gleaned from the Memorial’s USS Birmingham library and donated from private collections will be on sale at bargain prices. DVDs, VHS tapes and other items will also be available.  All proceeds from the Annual Book Sale will go to the non-profit Virginia War Memorial Foundation and used to fund educational programs, exhibits and events.

According to Kyndall Drumheller, the Memorial’s Research and Policy Manager, individuals wishing to donate books to be sold can do so by contacting her at Kyndall.drumheller@dvs.virginia.gov or by calling 804.786.2060.

“The Book Sale is a wonderful opportunity for book lovers to pick up great books at bargain prices,” Drumheller said. “Plus, the profits from the sale go directly to help fund our many free public programs and events.”

In addition to the Annual Book Sale, the Virginia War Memorial will also present its popular Artifacts Roadshow on January 26 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Admission to both events is free. Parking at the Memorial is currently limited due to expansion construction but will be available next door at the VHDA surface lot at 601 South Belvidere Street and at the Afton Chemical Corporation lot at Belvidere and Spring Streets.

For more information about the Virginia War Memorial Annual Book Sale and Artifacts Roadshow, please visit www.vawarmemorial.org/upcomingevents, www.dvs.virginia.gov, or call 804.786.2060.