Larry Eskelson checks out some reading material at Rotary Club of Nanaimo's Used Book sale at Nanaimo North Town Centre Friday. Since 2007 the book sale

Larry Eskelson checks out some reading material at Rotary Club of Nanaimo's Used Book sale at Nanaimo North Town Centre Friday. Since 2007 the book sale

Book sale with benefits

NANAIMO – Used book sale raises cash for Rotary Club of Nanaimo programs that support community projects charities and literacy.

Larry Eskelson checks out some reading material at Rotary Club of Nanaimo’s used book sale at Nanaimo North Town Centre on Friday.

Since 2007, the book sale, which runs until Sunday (Oct. 25), has raised more than $486,000 by selling thousands of donated books to raise cash for Literacy Nanaimo, school projects, Nanaimo Child Development Centre, local sports, Nanaimo Hospice House, Nanaimo Museum, Nanaimo Regional General Hospital and more than a dozen other local non-profit programs and charities.

For more information, please visit http://nanaimonorthrotary.org.