2015 Annual Book Sale

The 40th Annual Friends of Lake Forest Library Used Book Sale will be Thursday through Sunday, September 17th through 20th at the Lake Forest Recreation Center Gym on Hastings off Deerpath.

Pre-sale         Thursday, Sept 17     9 am - 5 pm    (20% markup, Members, volunteers)

Public sale      Friday, Sept 18         9 am - 8 pm

                       Saturday, Sept 19     9 am - 5 pm   (20% Teacher discount w/ID)

                       Sunday, Sept 20       9 am - 5 pm   (Half-price)


Over 100,000 gently used books in over 100 categories will be on sale!  Also, thousands of DVDs, music CDs and books on CDs will be available.  The money raised supports the library's outstanding free programming for children, teens and adults throughout the year.


Volunteers are needed for the sale.  Please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Click the button below to sign up to volunteer to help with the 40th Annual Friends of the Lake Forest Library Used Book Sale! 

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Pictures from Children's 2014 Programs

Funded by the Friends of the Lake Forest Library 


2014 Book Sale

Glimpses of the September 2014 Friends Book Sale at the Lake Forest Recreation Center gymnasium.

Our thanks to everyone who helped with the 2014 sale.