A mad dash for the prized tomes of the Norfolk Library sale

Matt Ferrara, left, handed a book of poetry to his daughter, Andrea, during the second day of Norfolk Library’s book sale. Photo by Debra A. Aleksinas

NORFOLK — To the unsuspecting, the mad rush of about 50 book dealers converging on the Norfolk Library early on the morning of Saturday, Aug. 24, may have looked a bit startling. 

“They were lined up at the starting gate, and at 10 o’clock, look out, it’s like they’ll run you over,” chuckled Tom Hlas, president of the Norfolk Library Associates.

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