People search through some of the thousands of puzzles up for sale during the Puzzle Sale at the Sardis Library on Friday. (Chris Duchaine/ The Progress)

Friends raise a record $8,223 from Puzzle Sale fundraiser in Chilliwack

The widely popular event saw thousands of puzzles up for sale, hundreds of customers

People were lined up out the door Friday morning to get their hands on some of the thousands of puzzles up for sale during the widely popular Puzzle Sale at the Sardis Library.

The lineup was so long, the library opened its doors 15 minutes early and the last people in line didn’t get into the room until just before 11 a.m.

The annual event is a fundraiser held by the Friends of the Chilliwack Libraries Society.

This year they raised $8,223.90, their best year to date. The money will go towards programs and items for all three of Chilliwack’s libraries such as the Summer Reading Program, books and puppets for the Storytime Kits, children’s furniture, LEGO, and artwork.

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