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:


January 16
February 20
March 20
April 17
May 15
June 19

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

Upcoming Book Sales


March 28, 29, & 30
Friends Early Access Sale: March 27

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

November 14, 15, & 16
Friends Early Access Sale: November 13

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.

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, please drop them off at the Circulation Desk. If you have more than that, please pull around to the employee entrance of the Library and someone will help you unload.

Friends of CHPL