Book Sales and Events

Friends Meetings

The Friends of the Library have monthly meetings on the third Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m. in Library’s Multicultural Room on the Lower Level. All dues paying members are welcome to attend.  

Upcoming Board Meetings:


September 13

October 18 

November 15

December 20


January 17

February 21

March 21

April 18

May 16

June 20

2017 Book Sales

Better Book Saleincludes Graphic Novels/Comics, Coffee Table Books, Pop-Up Books, CD & DVD Sets, Autographed Books, and other special items not available at regular sales*

Sept. 14 (6-9pm), 15, 16

*No early access and no bag sale for this event

Nov. 9, 10, 11
​Friends Early Access Nov. 8

2018 Book Sales

March 22, 23, 24
​Friends Early Access March 21

July 12, 13, 14
​Friends Early Access July 11

Nov. 8, 9, 10
​Friends Early Access Nov. 7

Interested in Joining a Committee? Here is a List of Committees of the Friends*:

Author Luncheon: Peggy Wysocki

Boscov's Day in October: Madeline Gavin & Teresa Wallack

Fall & Spring Trips: Madeline Gavin & Teresa Wallack

Flea Market: Jim Gibson

Food Drive:

Friends Week:

Friendship Grove Plant Committee: Cathy Staines

Food Drive:

Library Week:

*Publicity: Maryann LoBianco

Raffle Tickets to benefit Scholarship Fund:

Scholarship Committee: Jennifer Thiel -

*If there is not an email address listed, volunteers are not needed by the committee at this time

Got Books?

Anyone is welcome to donate books to the Friends of the Library to be sold at upcoming Book Sales.

Books donations are accepted at the library:

Monday – Thursday: 9:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Friday & Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Sunday: 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

If you have a bag or two, you can drop them off at the Circulation Desk. If you have a trunk load of books, please pull around to the employee entrance of the Library and someone will help you unload.

Friends of CHPL