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2015 Frolic

August 11–15, 2015
Tuesday: Early Bird Specials 9 AM–1 PM; 1 PM–7 PM 
Wednesday–Friday 9:00 AM–7:00 PM; 
Saturday 9:00 AM–4:00 PM

A beloved community event for more than thirty years. Over 40,000 used books, magazines and music for sale outside at Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, with decreasing prices each day. Steep discounts on new books inside the bookstore. Great local food. All proceeds support the Historical Society.

For more information or to volunteer for the Bookworm Frolic, please contact David Sauder at (717) 393-9745 or .

New at the 2015 Frolic

New this year is an early-bird special on Tuesday, August 11, where buyers will have the opportunity to reach the most choice items a day early. In order to take advantage of this opportunity, they will need to register: from 9 am to 1 pm, admission will be $25 per person, and from 1 to 7 pm, admission will be $15. No admission will be charged Wednesday through Saturday.

For those considering joining the Society, the Bookworm Frolic is an excellent time to do so. This year as a special offer, new members will receive a twenty-percent discount on the book purchases.

     Thursday           Friday      Saturday
Hardcover 3.00 2.50 2.00 1.50
Paperback (square spine and spiral-bound) 1.50 1.25 1.00 .75
Paperback (saddle-stitched and stapled) 1.00 .75 .50 .25
Single-sheet (folded or not) 1.00 .50 .25 .25
Box Special  15.00 10.00
Used-Book Categories

1. Bibles , Commentaries, Bible studies
2. Religion and Theology: Sermons, Devotional, Ministers’ Aids, Christian Education, Evangelism, Missions, Doctrine, Prophecy, Ministry
3. Psychology, Sociology, Ethics, Philosophy, Self Help
4. Health & Medicine, Nutrition
5. Textbooks and Education
6. Travel, Tourism, Maps: Domestic and International
7. Natural Sciences, Nature, Gardening, Agriculture
8. General Reference, “How-to”
9. History, Government, Politics, Archaeology
10. Music: Hymnals, Sheet Music, Songbooks
11. Crafts, Needlework, Hobbies, Cookbooks
12. Classical Literature, Poetry, Drama, Anthologies

13. Children and Teenage
14. Christian Fiction                             
15. Biography, Autobiography
16. Fiction (Hardcover)
17. Fiction (Paperback)
18. Humor, Visual Arts
19. Yearbooks, Serials
20. Computer
21. Sports and Recreation
22. Mennonite and Amish
      Materials and Yearbooks
23. Denominational Materials
24. Foreign Languages
25. Family and Marriage

More Great Deals in the Bookstore
  • Up to 50% off all new books: Mennonite & Anabaptist Theology, History, Music & Lifestyle, Arts/Culture, Cooking, Genealogy, Pennsylvania German Dialect, Folk Arts, Children's Books
  • $1.00 to $5.00 Bargain Books: Pre-owned titles in multiple subjects, all like new.
  • Non-book Items for pennies: Vinyl records, Cassette tapes, Videotapes, Compact Discs, Puzzles, Prints, Cards
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Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society
2215 Millstream Rd
Lancaster, PA 17602-1499
United States
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Phone: (717) 393-9745
Fax: (717) 393-8751

Open Tuesday-Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Closed major holidays.
All facilities are accessible.

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