Berks E book Bonanza cancelled after failing to seek out superb location

READING, Pa. — E book lovers should wait one other 12 months for the Berks E book Bonanza. Organizers are cancelling this 12 months’s sale.

“We’d like an area the place we will do every part,” mentioned Judy Ellsworth, Berks E book Bonanza committee member.

The sale had been working at previous Vainness Honest Outlet Middle, earlier than shifting to the Berkshire Mall for the previous few years.

Committee member Judy Ellsworth mentioned that they had been in search of a spot to retailer, kind and promote books, however may solely discover house for a sale.

“We stored hoping and hoping and we waited till the final potential minute, hoping one thing would work out and it simply hasn’t for this 12 months,” mentioned Ellsworth.

In 2021, the sale raised a file of greater than $100,000.

The cash helped the Pals of Berks County Public Libraries and the Studying department of the American Affiliation of College Ladies.

“So, you must have the 1000’s of books, puzzles, and so forth. to promote to make it,” mentioned Ellsworth.

Subsequent 12 months they are going to be beginning a brand new chapter at a everlasting house contained in the County’s south campus location in Mohnton on the former Gai-Tronics location.

“We’re actually sorry that we won’t do it this 12 months and we have now been in touch with our volunteers, who’re all wanting ahead to the occasion going ahead subsequent 12 months after which on in a everlasting location, like we had at Vainness Honest,” mentioned Ellsworth.

The south campus is ready to open in November.

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There may be nonetheless no date for subsequent 12 months’s sale and assortment interval. The sale’s sometimes held in July.