Friends of the Library

Used Book Sales | Book Sorting | Community Mailing
Meeting Schedule  |  Membership & Volunteer Opportunities  |  Donate Items For Book Sales

Friends of the Glen Ellyn Public 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 or call the library at 630-469-0879.

Friends of the Library Group Picture


Next Used Book Sale:

Saturday, March 11, 9 am — 2 pm
Sunday, March 12, 1—4 pm (Books by the Bag)


Upcoming Used Book Sale Schedule

Shelves of Books At Friends Used Book Sale

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:

2017 Sales
Saturday, March 18, 11 am — 2 pm (During the STEAM Fair)
Saturday, May 13, 9 am — 2 pm
Monday, June 5, 7—8:30 pm (During the Ice Cream Social)
Saturday, July 15, 9 am — 2 pm
Saturday, September 16, 9 am — 2 pm
Sunday, September 17, 1—4 pm (Books by the Bag)
Friday, November 24, Noon—4:30 pm (During the Holiday Walk)


Donate 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, audiobooks, 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 We cannot accept encyclopedia sets, old computer software and manuals, weekly magazines, or damaged, musty or outdated materials.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 or call the library at 630-469-0879.

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