Countdown to Planned Parenthood’s Fall Book Sale


Katie Bradshaw, Marketing Generalist
    (515) 249-6084 or

Published: 09.05.08| Updated: 09.05.08

(DES MOINES, Iowa) – Planned Parenthood of Greater Iowa’s (PPGI) Fall Book Sale is one week away. From September 11–15, shoppers from all over the state and country will gather at the 4-H Building on the Iowa State Fairgrounds to choose from over 300,000 new and used books, games, music and DVDs at bargain prices. Proceeds from PPGI’s semiannual Book Sale fund sexuality education and community outreach programs throughout the state of Iowa. The Book Sale is run by PPGI volunteers and is in its 48th year.

Hours for the Book Sale:
  • Thursday, September 11, 4:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
  • Friday & Saturday, September 12 & 13, 9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
  • Sunday & Monday, September 14 & 15, 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Admission is $10 on Thursday, September 11, for opening night and free Friday through Monday.

Book categories, additional sale details and photos from past sales are available at

Book Sale representatives will be available to the media in advance of and during the event. More information about the Book Sale is available from Katie Bradshaw at Planned Parenthood of Greater Iowa, 1171-7th Street, Des Moines, IA, telephone 515-249-6084.

Planned Parenthood of Greater Iowa serves 85 Iowa counties and three Illinois counties through 17 medical centers, an education and resource center and regional educator. PPGI is a leader in providing affordable reproductive health care, education and advocacy for all.



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