Recycled Reads: A Monthly Delight for Book Lovers at City Library, Rundle Place

Recycled Reads: A Monthly Delight for Book Lovers at City Library, Rundle Place

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Posted 2023-07-19 by Zahra in the Saharafollow
Bibliophiles rejoice, for the City Library in Adelaide, Rundle Place offers a monthly treasure trove of literary gems. Known as 'Recycled Reads,' this event takes place on the first Friday of every month and provides a unique opportunity for book lovers to browse and buy second-hand books, all at affordable prices.

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Housed on the third level of Rundle Place in Rundle Mall, the City Library invites everyone to its book sale extravaganza from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, every first Friday of the month. Whether you're a fan of classical literature, keen on diving into the world of fantasy, or have a penchant for gripping thrillers, Recycled Reads guarantees a diverse array of genres to cater to all literary tastes. More than just a sale, it's an endeavour to give pre-loved books a new lease of life in the hands of another reader.

To make it a seamless experience for every visitor, the library has ensured the availability of various accessibility options. There are ramps and wheelchair access for those who require mobility support. Drop-off points are also available for convenience. The library features accessible toilets, hearing augmentation systems/hearing loop for those with hearing impairments, and well-placed signage for easy navigation.

In addition, the library provides comprehensive maps to guide visitors through the expansive book sale. Various seating areas are strategically spread across the venue for when you need a break from browsing or when you want to leaf through a book that's caught your eye. The City Library also happily welcomes Assistance Dogs, ensuring a comfortable experience for all attendees. Moreover, it's a Companion Card Affiliate, so carers accompanying a person with a disability are entitled to free entry.

The Recycled Reads event is more than just a book sale. It's a gathering of a vibrant community of readers, a chance to share and discover new stories, and a step towards sustainable consumption practices. Every purchase helps give these books another round of reads, contributing to a more environmentally friendly way of enjoying literature.

Contact the library at 8203 7990 or email [email protected] for more details about the event. So, if you find joy in the scent of worn pages and the thrill of uncovering a beloved read, mark your calendars for the first Friday of every month and head over to City Library for a one-of-a-kind literary adventure.

Overall, Recycled Reads is more than just a simple library book sale. It's a testament to the timeless joy of reading and the enduring power of stories. It embodies the spirit of a community that finds joy in both the new and the old, ensuring that no book, no matter how pre-loved, ever goes unread. As such, it's an event every book lover should look forward to.

City Library
Level 3, Rundle Place, Rundle Mall
Adelaide SA 5000
(08) 8203 7990

The first Friday of every month, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

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