The CBC Calgary Reads Big Book Sale is a staple event in Calgary’s literary scene, and is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. Shoppers by the thousands flock to the event each year to give used books across all genres a new home. From well-loved children’s picture books to young-adult fantasy to hot-off-the-press bestsellers, the sale is a haven for readers of every stripe. Here are some numbers from last year’s sale for perspective.
The CBC Calgary Reads Big Book Sale runs May 12 to 14 at the Calgary Curling Club. calgaryreads.com.