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Spring Fling Used Book Sale at Cherry Valley Library

Cherry Valley Public Library, 755 E. State St., Cherry Valley, IL
Spring Fling Used Book Sale at Cherry Valley Library
Come shop at the enormous and well-organized used book sale at the Cherry Valley Public Library. There is something for everyone!
• Fri., May 6, Noon-3:00 pm--Preview Sale ($5 fee for Friends of the Library membership required)
• Sat., May 7 – Sat., May 14—Regular Sale
• Sun., May 8—Closed for Mother’s Day
• Sun., May 15-Fri., May 20—Half Price Sale
• Sat., May 21 and Sun., May 22--$2/Bag Sale
The sale is sponsored by the Friends of the Cherry Valley Public Library. Volunteers have carefully sorted and categorized thousands of donated hardcover and paperback fiction, cookbooks, history, biography, self-help, decorating, gardening, children's and teen books, along with DVDs, music CDs, audio books, vinyl records, and sheet music. Prices are low, selection is high, and all proceeds help the library. Other than the Preview Sale, the sale is open during regular library hours—Monday –Thursday from 9:00 am-8:00 pm; Friday and Saturday from 9:00-5:00 pm; and Sunday from 1:00-5:00 pm. For more information, call 815-332-5161 or visit the Library’s website at

Cherry Valley Public Library, 815-332-5161

"Bloomin" Book and Baked Goods Sale

Winnebago Public Library, 210 N. Elida St., Winnebago IL 61088
Browse and buy gently used books for children and adults, DVDs, puzzles, plants and baked goods. Proceeds benefit the Winnebago Public Library District. Sponsored by the Friends of the Winnebago Public Library.

Thursday, April 28: 10:00am-8:00pm
Friday, April 29: 10:00am-6:00pm
Saturday, April 30: 9:00am-noon


2016 Spring Author Fair

Freeport Public Library Saturday, April 2 2016 10am - 2pm
Tables are about five feet long. Refreshments will be offered throughout the day, and Jill Austin from Barefoot Editing in Minnesota will be speaking at 1 p.m. on, “Common Mistakes Authors Make When Self-Publishing. “ Authors are requested to keep their tables open until 2 p.m.

To register for a table, please e-mail Kim McIver at or call (815) 297-2293.