BPL Friends Bookstore Has New Operating Hours Beginning February 1

The Birmingham Public Library Friends Bookstore, located on the first floor of the Central Library downtown, will implement new operating hours for 2019 beginning Friday, February 1.

The bookstore will now be open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The new hours will better accommodate the needs of bookstore volunteers and fulfill its overall mission of serving the needs of patrons in the Birmingham community, said BPL Friends Bookstore Manager Thracie L.Pace.

Thracie Pace
"We appreciate you and your patronage whether you're new to Friends Bookstore or have been with us for many years," Pace said. "Let us know your positive suggestions as to how we may better serve you because, after all, it's you and our volunteers who make Friends the Best Little Bookstore Around."

All proceeds of the BPL Friends Bookstore benefit programs and services provided by BPL's 19 locations across the city of Birmingham.

Pace said BPL Friends Bookstore is appreciative of volunteers who give of their time and sincere dedication to serve the public. Those interested in volunteering should drop by the store or contact Pace at 205-587-2221 or via email at tpace@bham.lib.al.us.