Friends of the Library

Donations

The Friends of the Library are accepting book donations. We do not take donations of VHS tapes or magazines.

Membership

Membership costs $10.00. Applications are available at the Main Library Welcome Desk. 

Members have free admission to all book sales. They also receive The Friendly Leaf, the Friends newsletter about upcoming events, projects, and announcements.

About the Friends

The Friends have been a library affiliate for more than 60 years. They provide furnishings, materials, and equipment through fundraising events like used book sales. 

The Friends sponsor the Summer Reading and Winter Reading programs. Their contributions have totaled nearly a quarter of a million dollars to the Library District in the last decade.

Call us with any questions: 847-907-3600 x149

Upcoming Book Sales

First regular sale is planned for November 12-14

Pop Up Sales

Date Time Type
Saturday, June 5 10am-4pm Children's and Young Adult
Tuesday, June 8 1pm-7pm Children's and Young Adult
Saturday, June 12 10am-4pm Fiction and Mysteries
Tuesday, June 15 1pm-7pm Fiction and Mysteries
Saturday, June 19 10am-4pm History, Military, and Politics
Tuesday, June 22 1pm-7pm History, Military, and Politics
Saturday, June 26 10am-4pm Cooking
Tuesday, June 29 1pm-7pm Cooking

Pop Up Sale Guidelines

No strollers allowed

Cash or check - no bills larger than $20

Prices as listed - same prices for Pop Up and ongoing sale items