Friends of the Library



2017 Book Sale Dates

Members Only: Thursdays from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Public Welcome: Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Clearance Sale: Saturdays from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.

Kendallville Public Library:

February 9, 10 & 11
April 27, 28 & 29
June 22, 23 & 24
August 24, 25 & 26
October 26, 27, 28
December 14, 15 & 16 (THIS SALE HAS BEEN CANCELLED)

Limberlost Branch:

June 8, 9 & 10
October 5, 6 & 7 




Purchase a "Booster Bag"
to support the Kendallville Public Library!

$12 - Individual (One Booster Bag)
$18 - Family (Two Booster Bags)

Fill your Booster Bag at any sale for just $2.00 (some exclusions apply)!



Member Benefits:

  • You are contributing to the education of our community! The library is dedicated to providing enlightening and educational experiences. Your membership fee will be used to make purchase or supplement programs that might not be fully covered by department budgets.
  • Your current membership entitles you to shop a "Members Only" preview night at each Book Sale.
  • You will receive a postcard reminder before each scheduled Book Sale.
  • Fill your Booster Bag for just $2, during any scheduled Book Sale (excludes some items that are individually priced).

Complete the membership form here, and pay at the library:

Memberships run for one calendar year (January - December). Memberships purchased in the last quarter (October - December) will carry over into the next calendar year.

Check Your Areas of Interest

Book Donation Policy:

The Friends of the Library is accepting book donations. The librarians will determine if they can be used for the library collection; otherwise, they will be included in the next book sale. 

There are some items we simply cannot accept as donations. These items include:

  • Moldy books or those that have been kept in storage and mildewed
  • Outdated (2 years old or older) encyclopedias or textbooks
  • Non-fiction books that are 5 years old or older
  • Reader's Digest condensed books
  • Periodicals or magazines
  • VHS tapes
  • Audio cassette tapes

Please see the circulation desk to find out where to leave your items. Thank you for considering the library!