Library Closed on Thanksgiving Day

All branches will be closed on Thursday, November 22 for Thanksgiving Day. The Library will reopen on Friday, November 23.

Friends of the Library


The Friends accept gently used books, CDs, DVDs, and related materials. Thank you!

Donate items at the Main Library during open hours. Curbside pickup is available for large donations on the last Saturday of every month from 9:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


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: 847-358-5881 x149

Upcoming Book Sales

Sale Guidelines


  • Friends members – No charge
  • Non-members – $5 admission


  • Free admission


  • Free admission
  • Bargain day. All items are half price.

No electronic devices allowed. No strollers allowed in the sale rooms. Books set aside must be purchased.