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The National Guard Armory in Alexandria was filled to the brim with books during the annual used book sale on Wednesday, August 6. This year, the event was extended to a two-day sale. Photo by Lowell Anderson| Echo Press.

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The Friends of the Library, a nonprofit organization that supports the Douglas County Library in Alexandria, hosted its annual used book sale on Wednesday, August 6 and Thursday, August 7 at the National Guard Armory in Alexandria.


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Jessica Sly
Jessica Sly has been working as a content writer at the Echo Press since May 2012, contributing, proofreading and editing content for both the Echo and Osakis Review. A Wadena native, she graduated from Verndale High School in 2009 and worked that summer at the Wadena Pioneer Journal as an intern reporter. She attended Northwestern College in St. Paul (now the University of Northwestern - St. Paul), where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in writing and a minor in Bible. In her spare time, she enjoys playing the piano (and learning the violin), reading, writing novels, going to the movies, and exploring Alexandria.
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