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Friends of the Library Book Sale Information

Pick up gently used books, CDs, and DVDs for a steal and the proceeds benefit your library district!


Cook Park Library
413 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Libertyville, IL 60048

Dates & Times

Friday, April 21st, 2:30 – 5pm
Saturday, April 22, 9am – 4pm
Sunday, April 23, 1 – 4pm ($5.00 bag sale; we provide the bag)

Members’ Preview

If you’re already a Friends of the Library member, you’re invited to attend the Preview Sale

Friday, April 21st from 12 – 2 p.m.

If you’re not, you can join at the door for just $5 (annual fee).


We’re looking for a few good books to make this sale a success! So – drop off your former treasures that are in *good condition, anytime during library hours.

Donation barrels are out now at Cook Park and Aspen Drive libraries, until March 31.

*good condition = no broken bindings, torn pages, or signs of soil, water damage or mold.

Donation Guidelines

We love all books but… the following items have been the most successful to resell, so please limit donations to these:

  • Fiction and Non-fiction: Children’s, Young Adult, and Adult
  • Picture books
  • Classics
  • Media: DVDs, Blu-rays, Audiobooks, vinyl records, and video games
  • Computer/Technology-related books, published after 2014
  • Travel guides, published after 2012

Regrettably, we cannot accept these:

  • VHS video tapes
  • National Geographic and other magazines
  • Encyclopedias and yearbooks
  • Condensed books
  • Text books


We’re also looking for Book Sale Volunteers – before, during and after the sale (minimum of two hours).

Email us about this, and any Book Sale questions: friendsofcooklibrary@gmail.com.