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:


November 21

No Meeting in December


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


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



March 28, 29, 30
Friends Early Access March 27

July 18, 19, 20
Friends Early Access July 17

Nov. 14, 15, 16
Friends Early Access Nov. 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, you can 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