Friends of the Library

Meeting Schedule | Book Sorting | Community Mailing | Membership & Volunteer Opportunities | Our Donors

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] or call the library at 630-469-0879.


Next Used Book Sale:

Saturday September 19th, 9am to 2pm

Sunday September 20th, 1pm to 4pm (Books by the Bag for $5 on Sunday only)



Upcoming Sales

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:


2015 Sales

Saturday September 19th from 9am to 2pm

Sunday September 20th from 1pm to 4pm (Books by the Bag for $5.00 each)

Friday November 27th from noon to 4:30 pm (during the 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 We cannot accept encyclopedia sets, old computer software and manuals, weekly magazines, or damaged, musty, or outdated materials.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.

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President – Katie Scherer

Treasurer – Stephene Norwood

Secretary – Leslie Petro

Used Book Sale Chair – Kathy Lawson

Membership Chair – Elizabeth Lewis

Community Outreach Chair – Stephanie Marchetti

Gina Meyers

Sharon Weber