For the first time, the Douglas County Public Library in Minden is having a 50-percent-off books sale.
The sale started Monday and runs through Feb. 18 in the front lobby of the library.
"We get so many books donated that we don't have room for them all, so we have these sales to try and get rid of them all," said Maria Pearson, senior library technician.
The mini sale consists of a few hundred paperbacks, hardbacks, fiction, nonfiction and children's books.
"Some of them were donated by patrons who bought them and never read them," Pearson said. "They're all donated …