After the store's closing, residents started a project to salvage the 6-1/2 miles of bookshelves to reuse as building materials for the community. A fundraiser selling the remaining books was held Saturday.
When the landmark Long Beach bookstore Acres of Books closed its doors in 2008 to make way for a city redevelopment project, a big question remained: what to do with its acres of bookshelves?
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