Fairfield Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Kert Radel said it’s great when a company is ready to open a new business “and ready to take a risk because there is always a risk “.
“I hope the community will adopt such a store where they would like to make books available to the public,” Radel said. “To see a business open up now, I think that indicates a little bit that we may be back on the road to recovery. “
DeGiuseppe catalogs the thousands of books she owns, so she said the story might not be in perfect shape on opening day Saturday, but she would get there, she said.
“I want to be an affordable bookstore for all of my fellow book lovers and I want to keep the books from being thrown away,” she said.
The books available range from just about everything, she said, including educational and reference books (including foreign language dictionaries) to bibles, cookbooks, and fiction and non-fiction books. . He was even offered old sheet music from the great-grandfather of a local woman.
“It’s for someone. Just put it in there for someone to find it, “she said, and she will accept donations (although donations are not tax deductible) because” it doesn’t do any good to. person to be sitting in your basement ”.
The bookstore is “a dream come true,” said DeGiuseppe, adding that the business venture was expanding his passion and hobby of reading, albeit “an expensive hobby.”
“I’m not looking to make a huge profit,” she said. “Obviously, I would like to earn enough to pay the rent. I love books so much that it’s not really about the money.
The store will be open three days a week as DeGiuseppe has a full time job. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
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Gypsy Books will open three days a week: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Site: 1085 avenue Magie
More information: www.facebook.com/GypsyBooksOnlyADollar