The Wilbur D. May Museum at Rancho San Rafael has a wide range of historic artifacts
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Holiday Shopping for a cause on Saturday, December 6 from 10 am - 3 pm at the Northwest Reno Library
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For Immediate Release
Contact: Jennifer Oliver
(775) 327-8360

Secondhand Prose will hold its 10th  Annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 6, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  This unique bookstore and gift shop is located in the Northwest Reno Library, at 2325 Robb Drive.  Secondhand Prose is operated by the Friends of Washoe County Library.  Free holiday refreshments will be served. There will also be live performances by Reno-area harpists.

 “Our Annual Open House is a great opportunity to buy gently used books, an assortment of book-themed gift baskets for all occasions, and holiday ornaments. It's best to come early,” said Sheryl Stopper of Secondhand Prose.

 Secondhand Prose carries a choice selection of gently used books including fiction and non-fiction, vintage and collectible titles, gift books, and children’s books.  There is a great section on Nevada and the West, and books for the home and garden, books on tape and CD, classic movies, and bargain bins.

 Visa and MasterCard accepted.  Secondhand Prose is open Tuesday through Saturday.  Call 787-4125 for more information.

 What:              10th Annual Holiday Open House

 When:              Saturday, December 6 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

 Where:             Northwest Reno Library Secondhand Prose 
                           2325 Robb Drive

 The Friends was founded in December of 1980 with a mission to work actively to strengthen public libraries in Washoe County.   This volunteer run organization promotes, advocates, and seeks funding for libraries.  Through their projects, which include their Booksales, Secondhand Prose Gift Shop, and special events, the Friends strive to give children an educational head start, encourage literacy and foster lifelong learning and recreation for adults.

 Throughout the past thirty four (34) years, the Friends, through its community projects and fundraising efforts, has raised over 2.5 million dollars for the Washoe County Library System.  It supports free programs offered at the Library, enhances library technology and equipment, provides gift funds for Library materials and augments marketing and training endeavors, which benefits all Library patrons.