Friends 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 18
October 16
November 20


January 15
February 19
March 18
April 15
May 20
June 17


*All meetings are held in the Multicultural Room unless otherwise noted on Library's Events Calendar

Upcoming Book Sales


July 18, 19, & 20
Friends Early Access Sale: July 17

November 14, 15, & 16

Friends Early Access Sale: November 13

BETTER BOOK SALE - Includes coffee table books, CD & DVD sets, pop-up books, select graphic novels and children's books. Most items priced at $4+

October 23 (6 - 9 p.m.), & October 24

General Book Sale Prices:

Hardbacks - $2.00

Paperbacks - $1.00

Music and Audio Books - $2.00

DVDs - $2.00

Records – 25¢

Book Sets – as marked


Children’s & Teen/Young Adult book prices:

Hardbacks - $1.00

Paperbacks – 50¢ or 3/$1.00


Saturday: Bag of Books

$5.00 (average size grocery bag) or $10.00 (oversize bags)


Book Sale Hours:

Wednesday: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. (Friends only)

Thursday: 9:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Friday: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The Friends are proud sponsors of the Library's annual Summer Reading Program.



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 or added to the Library's collection.

If you have a bag or two, please drop them off at the Circulation Desk during normal library hours.

If you have more than that, please stop at the Circulation Desk and ask for assistance. You will be directed to pull around to the employee entrance of the Library and someone will help you unload.

Friends of CHPL