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Visit UD's Osher Lifelong Learning book sale Nov. 12-16, Arsht Hall, 2700 Pennsylvania Ave., Wilmington.

Nov. 12-16: Book sale in Wilmington

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute hosts annual book sale


1:38 p.m., Nov. 1, 2012--The public is invited to a weeklong book sale benefiting the University of Delaware’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in Wilmington, taking place Monday through Friday, Nov. 12 -16, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Those who attend can browse the more than 10,000 books, DVDs, CDs and other items, with selections ranging from classic treasures to recent New York Times best sellers, like Beyond the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo, Dropped Names by actor Frank Langella and the biography Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. 

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The sale takes place in the lobby of UD's Arsht Hall, 2700 Pennsylvania Ave., Wilmington. All books are sorted by category, and some of the larger collections include health, self-help, art, nonfiction, cooking, gardening and children’s books. Prices are modest with many hardbacks selling for $1, paperbacks for 50 cents and nothing over $5.

Sale items were donated by the members of UD’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in Wilmington. Proceeds support the performing and visual arts programs of the Wilmington lifelong learning program. For more information about the Wilmington program, visit the website.

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes at the University of Delaware are membership organizations that provide opportunities for adults 50 and over to learn, teach and travel with their peers. The only requirements for admission are interest in a continuing educational experience, support of the programs through participation and a membership fee. 

UD’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes are located in Wilmington, Dover, and Lewes. For more information, visit

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