Free Book Shop expands into vacant store

Posted on - 10th March, 2014 - 11:50pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Preston News

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The Books for Free store at the Fishergate Centre is expanding.

Found in the vacant TJ Hughes store at the shopping complex, the concept has proved so successful they are now expanding into the lower part of empty shop – facing the car park.

The Books for Free concept is a community reuse event helping to redistribute good quality reading matter to new homes. They hope to encourage reuse and avoid landfill so you will be helping the environment and help yourself.

The shop offers literally thousands of second hand books all for free. You can pick up 3 per visit.

The success of the free book shop at the Fishergate shopping complex is said to have contributed to the closure of the nearby Book Clearance Centre.

On of the North West’s only family owned remainder bookshop chain, trading for over 20 years, shut a short while ago.

The Managing director said they could not complete with the store giving books away for free.

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Have you visited the free book shop yet? Let us know in the comments below

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