Pick Up a Book Along with Your Butterburger at Culver's
Culver's of Carpentersville (on Randall Road next to Woodman's) has generously set aside a table in their restaurant to host a Friends of the Library mini ongoing book sale. The selection includes books for children and adults and is frequently refreshed by our Friends. Hardbacks are $2 and paperbacks are $1 (tax included).
Help Support the Library, Be a Friend !
They enjoy helping the library prosper and grow through various fund-raising activities. Proceeds from events like their bi-annual book sale have resulted in many enhancements to the library such as the Peek-A-Book system in the children’s department, added titles to the audiobook, Spanish, and large print collections, a popcorn machine, and most recently, a 3-D printer.
Meetings : 7 p.m. on third Tuesday each month in the library's meeting room on the lower level. All are welcome!
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Book Donations Accepted Year-Round
Donations accepted at the Dundee Library Only (555 Barrington Ave., East Dundee)
We welcome your clean and gently used adult and children's books, music CDs, DVDs, books on cassette or CD, and large print materials. To donate your items, simply drop them off at the account services desk. You will receive a form for tax deductions if you wish. Please do not use the book return slots for your donations.
These items are sold to the public at our two annual book sales, and the proceeds are donated to the library to supplement needs that are not covered in the library’s yearly budget. These funds have allowed the library to offer adult programs, tours for every second grade class in our district, and much more.
We appreciate your donations! If you have any questions about specific donations, please call the library at (847) 428-3661, ext. 5832 or email the Friends at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What We've Done With Your Donations!
Kids have enjoyed the Peek-A-Book Kiosk which was donated by the Friends of the Library. Go to the Children's Department to view this interactive technology up close! Children can watch book reviews featuring puppets and book selection readings. Two headphones are available for children to listen, and the books being reviewed are available on the kiosk bookshelves for checkout.
The globe near the Children's Reference Desk has been a welcome addition.
Children have been learning their alphabet letters
from the beautiful caterpillar rug which is in the children's play area.
*More items for the adult audiobook, large print, and spanish language collections
*Purchase of new tables for the meeting room
*Crocodile Board Book Display in the Children's Area