Friends Book Sale


The Friends are currently NOT accepting LARGE donations of books until after February 10. Small donations (two or three bags) may still be left in the bin in the Library Café lobby.


Thursday, March 16 10 am to 6 pm
Friday, March 17 10 am to 5 pm
Saturday, March 18 10 am to 2 pm

Book Donations are being accepted!

Small amounts of books may be left in the Friends donation bin in the Café Lobby. If you have several boxes, please call the library (815) 875-1331, ext. 200, and leave your information. Someone from the Friends group will contact you to schedule an appointment for you to drop off your donation.

Items that are NOT accepted for
the Friends of the Library Sales

No magazines
No Reader’s Digest Condensed Books
No encyclopedias (World Book, Compton’s, Childcraft)
No special interest book sets (e.g., Time-Life history, handyman, how-to, or health sets)
No textbooks (at any school level, Jr. High, High School, or College, including nursing)
No discarded books from other libraries
Books that are damp, musty or moldy, or without covers are considered unacceptable. Old (vintage) books must be in at least Fair condition.
No VHS movies
No audio cassettes

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