Friends of the Library
Friends of the Library (FOL) is a volunteer organization dedicated to raising funds to supplement the library’s annual budget for materials and programs and supporting literacy initiatives in the local community.
We welcome new members and offer service opportunities for youth and adult groups. To learn more, please contact Katie Scherer, President, at friends[at]gepl.org or call the library at 630-469-0879.
Why Support Friends of the Library?
Next Used Book Sale:
Friday November 29 from Noon to 4:30 PM, During the Library’s Holiday Walk Festivities
We typically hold our used book sales in the library basement on a bimonthly basis—usually the third Saturday of every other month (with some exceptions for special events). Our upcoming schedule is as follows:
November 29: 12:00 pm to 4:30 pm (Special sale during library’s Christmas Walk 2013)
Saturday January 18th from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm (Buy One, Get One Free)
Friday January 24th from 4:oo pm to 8:00 pm (During the Library’s “Swinging Through the Stacks” Event)
Saturday March 15th from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Sunday March 16th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Books by the Bag for $5 each)
Saturday May 17th from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Monday June 9th from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm (During the Library’s Ice Cream Social)
Saturday July 19th from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Saturday September 20th from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Sunday September 21st from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Books by the Bag for $5 each)
Friday November 28th from noon to 4:30 pm (during the Library’s Holiday Walk)
Donating Items for Our Book Sales
Donations for used book sales may be dropped off at the library’s circulation desk at any time. We are looking for quality adult and children’s books in good condition, textbooks, audio books, videos, DVDs, recent computer games and software, and music (CDs and albums). We cannot accept encyclopedia sets, old computer software and manuals, weekly magazines, or damaged, musty, or outdated materials. Please box or bag your donations.
For more information, contact us at friends[at]gepl[dot]org or call the library at 630-469-0879.
“Like” us on Facebook to stay up to date on our schedules and current news! Simply search for “Friends of the Glen Ellyn Public Library”.
Make a safe and secure donation to Friends of the Library via Paypal:
President – Katie Scherer
Treasurer – Stephene Norwood
Secretary – Leslie Petro
Used Book Sale Chair – Kathy Lawson
Publicity Chair – Gina Meyers
Fundraiser Chair – Julie Johnston
Membership Chair - Elizabeth Lewis
Community Outreach Chair – Stephanie Marchetti