Friends of JPL

JOLIET—Calling all book lovers and bargain hunters! The Friends of the Joliet Public Library will host their Spring Book Sale May 3 through May 5 at the Black Road Branch, 3395 Black Road, Joliet.

The sale is open on Friday, May 3 to members of the Friends only from 5:00-7:00 p.m., but anyone is welcome to join the group at the door. On Saturday, May 4 the sale is open to the public from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. and on Sunday, May 5 from 1:00-3:00 pm.

The sale will feature thousands of books, as well as music, movies, audiobooks, computer games and puzzles. On Sunday, patrons are invited to grab a bag provided by the Friends and fill it up with the items of their choice for only $3.00.

Proceeds from the sale will help fund literacy programs and other beneficial events at the Joliet Public Library. The book sale is the largest fundraising opportunity for the Friends. Sales are held 2-3 times a year at both library locations.

For more information about the book sale or the Friends, visit or call 815-846-3124.

About the Friends

The Friends of the Joliet Public Library is a non-profit organization made up of people who support the library by raising funds to help sponsor programs and provide library materials. Since 1968, the Friends have donated over $150,000 to the benefit of Joliet Public Library.