Contact: Lynn Stewart,
Centenary News Service, 318-869-5120
or Catherine Fraser,
Book Bazaar liason, 318-869-5599
Thousands of Books
Available at 16th Annual Centenary Book Bazaar Sept. 13-14 in Gold Dome
SHREVEPORT, LA -- The 16th annual
Centenary Book Bazaar -- with thousands of books, records, CDs, and tapes
-- will be held Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13 and 14, in the Centenary
College Gold Dome. Sale hours on Friday are 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and on Saturday
are from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Offerings include bestsellers, encyclopedias,
dictionaries, literary classics, novels, textbooks, first editions, rare
books, special interest categories, and a large selection of children's
books and cookbooks. A silent auction will offer several books, including
an autographed Ansel Adams book, Images. While books will
be sold on the main floor of the Gold Dome, vinyl records will be sold
by the Centenary music sorority, Sigma Alpha Iota, on the upper level.
Bags to hold purchases will be available
this year, compliments of Target stores. Canvas "Book Bazaar" logo
bags will be on sale.
The annual sale is sponsored by the Centenary Muses. Proceeds are
used to fund projects and programs for Centenary College students. Past
projects include providing domestic and international student travel programs,
equipment and materials for academic departments and student organizations,
camping and exercise equipment, computers for the Career Center, scholarships,
picnic tables for the campus, furniture for residence halls and classroom
buildings, and graduation day events for students and parents.
The book sale has become an annual
favorite of book collectors, students and casual readers. Admission is
free and prices start at 25 cents. For further information, contact
Book Bazaar headquarters at 318-219-3409.
Centenary College of Louisiana, located
in Shreveport, is a nationally ranked private liberal arts college. Founded
in 1825, it is the oldest chartered college west of the Mississippi River.