OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Historical Society’s John and Eleanor Kirkpatrick Research Center will host its book sale Wednesday, October 18, through Saturday, October 21, at the Oklahoma History Center, located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr. in Oklahoma City. The sale is open from 10 a.m.-4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday and from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday. No admission is required to come to the book sale.

The sale will include thousands of rare and out-of-print books, magazines, comics and vinyl records. Visitors can shop for collectibles, puzzles and Oklahoma playing cards. Reproductions of historic posters, maps, photographs and more will also be available. For family history researchers, there will be several genealogical publications for sale. The Research Center will also offer several framed items for 50% off the regular retail price.

The book sale is a fundraiser for the OHS’s John and Eleanor Kirkpatrick Research Center. Proceeds from the sale will support the Research Center’s efforts to collect items of historical significance, provide programming for researchers and school groups, and offer resources online. The Research Center archives documents, books, photographs, genealogical information, American Indian records, audio, newspapers, maps, oral histories, film and video related to Oklahoma.

The John and Eleanor Kirkpatrick Research Center is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.