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 Gina Meyers, President, at friends[at]gepl.org or call the library at 630-469-0879.
Next Used Book Sale:
-The May 18 book sale has been cancelled-
The next book sale will be held on Monday, June 10: 7pm to 8:30pm (Special sale during the library’s Ice Cream Social)
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:
June 10: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Special sale during the library’s Ice Cream Social
July 20: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
September 21: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
September 22: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
November 29: 12:00 pm to 4:30 pm Special sale during library’s Christmas Walk 2013
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, cassettes, 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 We cannot accept encyclopedia sets, old computer software and manuals, weekly magazines, or damaged, musty, or outdated materials.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.