Bibliophile's dream: book sale puts 10,000+ within affordable reach
University School of Nashville’s annual book sale Fall Book Frenzy is open to the public 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, September 30.
By Juanita I.C. Traughber, Director of Marketing & Communications
Everyone likes to curl up with a good book, and University School of Nashville Association has the perfect opportunity at its Fall Book Frenzy. Join us from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, September 30 in USN’s Cheek Gym for an incredible sale of new and gently used books, each $5 or less. Choose options to educate and inspire readers of all ages and explore countless subjects. Games and puzzles are also on hand. The $10 bag sale, known as the “bibliophile feeding frenzy” will take place at 2 p.m. This event is free, open to the general public, and benefits USN’s Hassenfeld Library, Metro Nashville Public Schools, Conexión Américas, The Susan Gray School, Goodwill, and the Nashville Book Connection. Public school teachers and nonprofit leaders also may fill two bags with books of their choice at no cost to restock their bookshelves.
WHO: book lovers of all ages, public school teachers, nonprofit leaders
WHAT: Fall Book Frenzy, a used book sale with over 10,000 books as well as puzzles and games
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, September 30; the final hour includes a $10 fill-the-bag sale
University School of Nashville is a K-12, independent, all-gender, non-sectarian day school established in 1975 as the successor to Peabody Demonstration School. The 7-acre Edgehill Campus in Midtown is home to six academic buildings, some 1,075 students, and more than 200 faculty and staff; athletic fields and wetlands are located at the 81-acre River Campus in North Nashville. USN is known for its academic excellence and being an inclusive learning environment that fosters a sense of belonging for each student. In an environment that represents the cultural and ethnic composition of Metropolitan Nashville, USN fosters each student’s intellectual, artistic and athletic potential, valuing and inspiring integrity, creative expression, a love of learning, and the pursuit of excellence.
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USN Mission: University School of Nashville models the best educational practices. In an environment that represents the cultural and ethnic composition of Metropolitan Nashville, USN fosters each student’s intellectual, artistic, and athletic potential, valuing and inspiring integrity, creative expression, a love of learning, and the pursuit of excellence.