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Book sale raises funds for library


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IRONWOOD — Locals looking for some new reading material were drawn to the Ironwood Memorial Building Saturday as the Friends of the Ironwood Carnegie Library held one of its two annual book sales.

“Well it was one of our better years, there’s no doubt about that,” Friends president Marie Peterson said. “When we opened … at 7:30 this morning we probably had at least 100 people in here until 9:30-10 a.m., then it thinned out a little bit.”

The money raised from the sale funds the library’s summer programming and helps with any special projects the l...