Over 25,000 used books, DVDs and CDs are set to be offered for sale at a sprawling book festival in Rosslyn on Thursday (April 25).
The Rosslyn Reads Book Festival is an annual fundraiser for Turning the Page, a non-profit that helps students receive educational resources. The festival is planned to be held in Rosslyn’s Central Place Plaza at 1800 N. Lynn Street.
Book prices range from $1 to $8. Attendees are also invited to bring their own used books to donate as well.
A series of events are also planned throughout the day, with children’s activities through most of the day and adult-focused activities in the evening.
- 10 a.m. — Tunes & Dales, a family story time organized by the Arlington Public Library
- 4 p.m. — Magic of Zain, a magic show for children
- 4 p.m. — The bar opens
- 5:30 p.m. — Discussion with Elaine Weiss, author of The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote
- 6:30 p.m. — Weiss book signing
- 7-10 p.m. — Live music by UltraFaux