EAST PEORIA — The Friends of Fondulac District Library host their annual BIG Book Sale June 28 through June 30 at Fondulac District Library on 400 Richland Street in East Peoria. Hardback and paperback books, as well as other media for all ages, will be sold at reasonable prices.
A Preview Night for members will be held Thursday, June 28, from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Anyone can attend the Preview Night by purchasing a Friends of Fondulac District Library membership for $5 at the door. New members will also receive a free book with the purchase of a membership.
The sale is open to the public Friday, June 29, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Saturday, June 30, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Shoppers can enter a drawing each day for a door prize. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the library and its programs.
After the BIG Book Sale, the remaining paperback books will be mailed to military facilities to support the U.S. Armed Forces and their families using the nonprofit organization, Operation Paperback.
The Friends group also maintains an ongoing book sale at the library. The ongoing sale is open during the library’s operating hours. The Friends accept donations of books, movies, and music at the library at any time. The Friends are unable to accept textbooks, magazines, or encyclopedias.
For additional information, please visit Fondulac District Library, log on to fondulaclibrary.org, or call (309) 699-3917.