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Deals On Books and Baby Gear

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South Windsor Moms Sale2Avon Junior Women’s Club will hold a whale of a sale Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4 and 5, at the Avon Senior Center, 635 W. Avon Road. The infant and children’s consignment event features baby gear, Halloween costumes, strollers, toys, sports equipment and clothing in sizes from newborn to teens. Friday’s hours are 5 to 8 p.m.; admission is $5. Admission is free on Saturday, when the hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Information: www.ajwc-ct.org.

The South Windsor Moms Club holds its 15th semi-annual children’s’ clothing & gear consignment sale on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4 and 5. Friday’s hours are 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. and there is a $5 admission fee. Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and admission is free. The sale takes place are Wapping Community Church, 1790 Ellington Road, South Windsor.

Book Sales

The Friends of the Avon Free Public Library host their annual book sale on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4, 5 and 6. Friday hours are 4 to 8 p.m.; Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday hours are noon to 2:30 p.m. (On Sunday, books are $5/bag.) The event is held at the Avon Free Public Library, 281 Country Club Road, Avon. Information: 860-673-9712 or www.avonctlibrary.info.

Friends of Hall Memorial Library, 93 Main Street in Ellington hold a Bag of Books Sale on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4, 5 and 6. On Friday and Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., bags of books are $9. On Sunday from 1 to 4:45 p.m., books are $5 a bag.

On Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 5 and 6, the Essex Library, 33 West Ave., will hold a used book sale. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, when remaining items are 50 percent off. Information: www.youressexlibrary.org/ or 860-767-1500.

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Goodwill Hunting

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What’s better than a great deal? A deal on a great deal. At certain Goodwill stores, there are extra bargains throughout the week. On Sunday, select items are $1.50. Students and military with ID get 20 percent off purchases on Tuesday. Seniors get 20 percent off on Wednesday. And on major holidays, (like July 4th), most merchandise is 50 percent off. Details at www.eastersealsgoodwill.org.