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The Friends of the North Bend Library are gearing up for their annual two-week book sale, planned for August 16 to 30. To get ready for the sale, book donations are being solicited from the community.

  • Wednesday, April 16, 2008 3:22am
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Books needed for Friends of North Bend Library sale

The Friends of the North Bend Library are gearing up for their annual two-week book sale, planned for August 16 to 30. To get ready for the sale, book donations are being solicited from the community.

Residents can clean out their bookshelves and give their forgotten books a new home, while helping the local library.

Proceeds from the sale benefit children’s library programs throughout the year.

Donations may be dropped off at the North Bend library during normal open hours.

For information, call Irene Wickstrom at (425) 888-0554. North Bend library is located at 115 E. Fourth Street, North Bend.

Actors sought for Carnation ‘Shrew’

If you’ve ever wanted to perform in a Shakespearean comedy, the opportunity awaits in Carnation.

With the successful completion of the run of “The Odd Couple,” the Carnation Community Theater is holding open auditions for its upcoming production of Shakespeare’s “Taming of the Shrew.”

The specific dates and location have not been finalized, but the show will be presented during the summer.

Auditions will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at Miller’s Community and Art Center, 4597 Tolt Ave. in Carnation. Potential cast members are asked to arrive prepared with a short monologue.

For more information about auditions, or to learn about other ways you can participate, e-mail to

Food addiction group meeting in Valley

A support group called Food Addicts Anonymous is now meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursdays in the Valley. The group helps people who can’t stop eating, crave certain foods or feel out of control with their diet. Call (425) 888-0314 or e-mail to for information about the group.

There are no fees involved in participating in the food addiction group, organizers said.

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