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Friends of the Library: The Book Nook

Book Nook: Hours and Location Information

Book Nook Hours

  • Thursdays from Noon - 4:00 PM 
  • Saturdays from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM 

Books by Dr. Boyle and a wide variety of yearbooks are also available for purchase at the circulation desk during regular library hours.

Location & Contents

‚ÄčThe Book Nook, located on the lower floor of the Burke Memorial Library.  The Book Nook is open to the public and has everything from popular fiction, children’s books, cookbooks, biographies, classsics, and coffee table books as well as some audio books and DVDs–all priced to move. 

Donations

Book donations are being accepted at the outside Book Nook drop at the back receiving door of Burke Library or at the Circulation Desk of Burke Library.

Accolades 

Voted Best Bookstore by Mobile Bay Monthly readers, the Book Nook is run by the Friends of the Spring Hill College Library and all sale proceeds support the Burke Memorial Library.  

Contact Us

Facebook page for the Friends of the Spring Hill College Library

Facebook page for the Book Nook at Spring Hill College

By Email: libraryfriends@shc.edu

By Phone: 251-380-2245

Book Nook Volunteers

Come visit the Book Nook, and meet our friendly volunteers who give generously of their time and wisdom:

  • Judy Gibson
  • Mary Francis Hallet
  • Bob Handley

Outreach

For more than twenty years the Book Nook has provided reading material for charities and nursing homes. Your book donations support not only Burke Library but the following:

  • Good Will Easter Seals
  • Mission of Hope
  • Mitchell Cancer Center
  • Mobile City Metro Jail
  • Mobile Public Library
  • Open Door (Methodist thrift store)
  • Penelope House
  • Providence Hospital Gift Center
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Spring Hill College Immersion Trips
  • St. Mary's 

August Special

Green backpack with the words Back to School next to it

“The more that you read, the more things you know, the more learn, the more places you’ll go." — Dr. Seuss

To celebrate your return to Spring Hill College, the Book Nook is happy to announce its specials for August:  buy one, get one for Plays, Poetry, and Shakespeare.  All trade and mass published paperbacks are 4 for $1.  Our August specials also include buy one, get one for all books featuring Self-Help, Medical, Oversize Books, and Religion.  Trade paperbacks are 4 for $1.

All Spring Hill College alumni, students, and employees have 20% off on all other purchases. 

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