Every year the Community Council organises a second hand book sale in the Reading Room of the Ormiston Institute, Melrose which is run by volunteers. All proceeds from the sale are then distributed to local groups and projects.
The 2018 Bookshop will be held on 31 August and 1 September.
The 2017 Bookshop money has been distributed to local groups as follows:
- Melrose in Bloom £200
- Tweed Valley Mountain Rescue £100
- Melrose Pipe Band £100
- Rotary Club of Melrose £50
- Melrose Scout Group £150
- 1st Melrose Guides £150