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McHenry library hosting annual used book sale

The Friends of the McHenry Public Library District is getting ready for the annual used book sale Saturday and Sunday in the library's warehouse.
The Friends of the McHenry Public Library District is getting ready for the annual used book sale Saturday and Sunday in the library's warehouse.

The Friends of the McHenry Public Library District is getting ready for the annual used book sale Saturday and Sunday in the library’s warehouse. Visitors are asked to park in the far northwest area of the parking lot and use Entrance B.

The sale will be from
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. There will be a special pre-sale for members of the group from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

If patrons check out an item from the library now until the book sale, they will receive a coupon for $1 off a $6 purchase Saturday. Bags Sunday will sell for $5 each.  

The book sale will feature hundreds of hardcover and paperback books, movies, music and more at bargain prices. Patrons will be charged a $10 fee to bring in a scanner at any sale.

The Friends of the McHenry Public Library District always is looking for new members and volunteers. Joining the group is a way to make new friends, make the library even better and give back to the community. To join, visit www.mchenrylibrary.org and search the website for “Friends of the Library.” There’s a downloadable membership form and contact information available online.

The Friends of the McHenry Public Library District have given tens of thousands of dollars over the years to help fund library programming and literacy, provide new furniture and equipment, and contribute funding for new and emerging technology for the library.

For information, visit www.mchenrylibrary.org or call the library at 815-385-0036. The library is on Route 31 just north of Lillian Street.

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