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Monday, April 15 (DES MOINES, IA) – Semi-trucks full of new and used books are headed to the Iowa State Fairgrounds for the Planned Parenthood Spring Book Sale.

One of the largest nonprofit book sales in the country, shoppers will find more than 600,000 items for sale, including books, collectibles, magazines, novels, puzzles, DVDs, games and more.

The sale begins Thursday, April 18 at 4 p.m. and runs through April 22. 

All money raised from the sale will support Planned Parenthood education and community outreach programs.

WHAT:           Planned Parenthood Spring Book Sale

WHEN:           April 18 - 22

Thursday:       4 p.m.- 10 p.m.

Friday:            9 a.m.- 9 p.m.

Saturday:       9 a.m.- 9  p.m.

Sunday:         9 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Monday:        9 a.m.- 6 p.m.

WHERE:       Iowa State Fairgrounds

                    4-H Building

COST:        Opening Night: $10 Admission

                   All Other Days: FREE

For more information visit http://www.desmoinesbooksale.com/

**Please contact Shelby Cloke to arrange interviews in advance.**


Planned Parenthood of the Heartland has served women and men of all ages since the 1930s. Today the agency offers a full range of quality reproductive health care services and education to residents in Arkansas, Iowa, Nebraska  and Oklahoma through 27 health centers and Education and Resource Centers in Des Moines, Lincoln and Omaha.


Planned Parenthood of the Heartland


Shelby Cloke – PR Manager
(515) 235-0413 or (515) 249-6084
[email protected]


April 17, 2013