Hickory — Come on out on Leap Year Day, Saturday, February 29, for the best book sale deal of the year! The Friends of Hickory Public Library is holding a giant Clearance Book Sale, with every item just $1.

“This is a terrific opportunity to stock up on books, movies and CDs,” said Rochelle Walton, chair of the Friends board. “We’ll have something for everyone, including the kids. Are you a cook, a gardener, a history buff, or looking to cozy up with an intriguing mystery? If so, we have lots to choose from, so plan to stop by and stock up. Everything is priced to go at only $1 each.”

The Clearance Sale is being held at the Patrick Beaver Library, 375 3rd St. NE, Hickory, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. All proceeds benefit the Friends of Hickory Public Library.

The nonprofit Friends of Hickory Public Library is dedicated to providing support and services to enhance the Patrick Beaver and Ridgeview libraries.