Book Donations

Book Sale

Book donations are accepted. Please bag or box your books and leave in the vestibule of the main library. Thank you!

The library accepts book and other material donations on behalf of the Foundation for the Indian Trails Library for sale at its Used Book Sales. It’s a great way to put your gently used books, DVDS, CDs, or LPs to good use by sharing them with others.

All proceeds from the sale help fund items that fall outside the library’s normal operating budget. If you have questions about donating books, please call 847.279.2222 or email us. 

Materials accepted

  • Adult fiction and nonfiction
  • Children’s books
  • Young adult fiction and nonfiction
  • Foreign language material
  • DVDs & Blu-ray
  • CDs
  • LPs

Materials not accepted

  • Textbooks
  • Encyclopedias
  • Magazines
  • Computer books
  • Software
  • VHS or cassette tapes

Upcoming Book Sales

Saturday, April 9, 2022 |10 am-2 pm
Saturday, July 8, 2022 | 10 am-2 pm
Saturday, October 8, 2022 | 10 am-2 pm

Enter the Lake Cook Room from the south doors of the library that face the park. Use of ISBN scanners is permitted between 12-2 pm.
Featured items:

  • Adult fiction and nonfiction
  • Children’s fiction and nonfiction
  • DVDs, CDs
  • Video games | PS3, PS4, XBOX 360, Wii, Wii U
  • Adult materials in Spanish, Polish and Russian and more

All books donated become the property of the Foundation for the Indian Trails Public Library District and may be sold or disposed of in accordance with library needs.