image Have a lot of books laying around?  Need some new books to read for the fall season?  Well, on Sunday, October 19 from 9:00AM – 4:00PM you can donate your old books and pick up some new ones at the Old Chatham Quaker Meeting Books and Art Sale. 

Old Chatham Quaker Meeting is holding a Book and Art Sale,  Sunday, October 19, 2008 9:00 AM-4:00 PM, rain or shine, near the junction of County Route 13 and Shaker Museum Road.  It is ¼ mile from Powell House Quaker Conference and Retreat Center, 524 Pitt Hall Road off County Route 13, Old Chatham NY. Directions: www.powellhouse.org

There will be a silent auction featuring original art by nine artists in our Quaker meeting and more from the community, including a Matisse print. Also prints, ceramics, jewelry, antiques and gift certificates from local businesses. Starting bids may apply. There will be over 3,000 hard and soft cover books most $.50- $3.00, divided by fiction and non-fiction.  Bake sale items and coffee will be for sale.
This sale is a fundraiser for Old Chatham Quaker Meeting’s new Meetinghouse.   To donate books call  518-781-4452 or to sell your art at a commission call 518-392-2713.

October 19 is also the Shaker  Museum’s free community day for Columbia County residents.

For more information, contact Bob Elmendorf at 518-766-2992