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Please hold off donating items between October 21-November 16 so that we have time focus on the sale and to clean up after the sale.

In-Person Donation Hours

Books to Benefit is no longer accepting in-person donations while volunteers get the store ready for the November 1-4 and November 10 sale. We will reopen to accept in-person donations on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. –  2 p.m., beginning Saturday, November 17. We will be closed for Thanksgiving Wednesday, November 21 and Saturday, November 24. We will reopen for in-person donations on Wednesday, November 28. If you wish to donate books at another time, please use local area drop boxes. For questions, phone (309) 531-8320. Thank you!

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  • Saturday, November 10 Veterans Day Event

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Calendar Events and Hours of Operation

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  • Preview Book Sale

    17:00-20:00
    2018-11-01

    360 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, United States

    360 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, United States

    Mark your calendar for the November 2018 Books to Benefit unpicked used book sale.

    November 2018 SALE Dates

    Preview SALE
    ($5 cover charge per person.)

    Thursday, November 1 ……………………………5 – 8 pm

    Regular SALE

    Friday, November 2 …………………………10 am – 7 pm
    Saturday, November 3 ………………………10 am – 4 pm

    Family Day: Book Lover’s Bag Sale
    ($5 per bag. We supply the bags.)

    Sunday, November 4 …………………………noon – 4 pm
    Saturday, November 10…………………………….10 am – 12:30 pm

    Learn how our sales are making a difference in the community.

    $5 Book Lover’s Bag Sale Rules

    Patrons pay per bag. Books to Benefit supplies the bags. All items must fit inside the bag, all at one time, to qualify for the  fee. No modifying or tearing of the bag is allowed. Books to Benefit will allow items to fit to the top (i.e. level) height of the bag, to qualify for the  bag sale. There is no limit to the number of bags any individual person may purchase at a cost for each bag. The  fee applies even if the bag is not completely filled. Sorry, offer not valid on Special Collections or bundled books. No price adjustments from previous sales. All sale are final. No refunds or exchanges.Credit/debit cards are accepted. A $1 convenience fee is charged per credit/debit transaction. Books to Benefit reserves the right to inspect purchases.

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  • Book Sale

    10:00-19:00
    2018-11-02

    360 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, United States

    360 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, United States

    Mark your calendar for the November 2018 Books to Benefit unpicked used book sale.

    November 2018 SALE Dates

    Preview SALE
    ($5 cover charge per person.)

    Thursday, November 1 ……………………………5 – 8 pm

    Regular SALE

    Friday, November 2 …………………………10 am – 7 pm
    Saturday, November 3 ………………………10 am – 4 pm

    Family Day: Book Lover’s Bag Sale
    ($5 per bag. We supply the bags.)

    Sunday, November 4 …………………………noon – 4 pm
    Saturday, November 10…………………………….10 am – 12:30 pm

    Learn how our sales are making a difference in the community.

    $5 Book Lover’s Bag Sale Rules

    Patrons pay per bag. Books to Benefit supplies the bags. All items must fit inside the bag, all at one time, to qualify for the  fee. No modifying or tearing of the bag is allowed. Books to Benefit will allow items to fit to the top (i.e. level) height of the bag, to qualify for the  bag sale. There is no limit to the number of bags any individual person may purchase at a cost for each bag. The  fee applies even if the bag is not completely filled. Sorry, offer not valid on Special Collections or bundled books. No price adjustments from previous sales. All sale are final. No refunds or exchanges.Credit/debit cards are accepted. A $1 convenience fee is charged per credit/debit transaction. Books to Benefit reserves the right to inspect purchases.

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  • Book Sale

    10:00-16:00
    2018-11-03

    360 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, United States

    360 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, United States

    Mark your calendar for the November 2018 Books to Benefit unpicked used book sale.

    November 2018 SALE Dates

    Preview SALE
    ($5 cover charge per person.)

    Thursday, November 1 ……………………………5 – 8 pm

    Regular SALE

    Friday, November 2 …………………………10 am – 7 pm
    Saturday, November 3 ………………………10 am – 4 pm

    Family Day: Book Lover’s Bag Sale
    ($5 per bag. We supply the bags.)

    Sunday, November 4 …………………………noon – 4 pm
    Saturday, November 10…………………………….10 am – 12:30 pm

    Learn how our sales are making a difference in the community.

    $5 Book Lover’s Bag Sale Rules

    Patrons pay per bag. Books to Benefit supplies the bags. All items must fit inside the bag, all at one time, to qualify for the  fee. No modifying or tearing of the bag is allowed. Books to Benefit will allow items to fit to the top (i.e. level) height of the bag, to qualify for the  bag sale. There is no limit to the number of bags any individual person may purchase at a cost for each bag. The  fee applies even if the bag is not completely filled. Sorry, offer not valid on Special Collections or bundled books. No price adjustments from previous sales. All sale are final. No refunds or exchanges.Credit/debit cards are accepted. A $1 convenience fee is charged per credit/debit transaction. Books to Benefit reserves the right to inspect purchases.

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  • Family Day: Book Lover’s Bag Sale

    12:00-16:00
    2018-11-04

    360 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, United States

    360 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, United States

    Mark your calendar for the November 2018 Books to Benefit unpicked used book sale.

    November 2018 SALE Dates

    Preview SALE
    ($5 cover charge per person.)

    Thursday, November 1 ……………………………5 – 8 pm

    Regular SALE

    Friday, November 2 …………………………10 am – 7 pm
    Saturday, November 3 ………………………10 am – 4 pm

    Family Day: Book Lover’s Bag Sale
    ($5 per bag. We supply the bags.)

    Sunday, November 4 …………………………noon – 4 pm
    Saturday, November 10…………………………….10 am – 12:30 pm

    Learn how our sales are making a difference in the community.

    $5 Book Lover’s Bag Sale Rules

    Patrons pay per bag. Books to Benefit supplies the bags. All items must fit inside the bag, all at one time, to qualify for the  fee. No modifying or tearing of the bag is allowed. Books to Benefit will allow items to fit to the top (i.e. level) height of the bag, to qualify for the  bag sale. There is no limit to the number of bags any individual person may purchase at a cost for each bag. The  fee applies even if the bag is not completely filled. Sorry, offer not valid on Special Collections or bundled books. No price adjustments from previous sales. All sale are final. No refunds or exchanges.Credit/debit cards are accepted. A $1 convenience fee is charged per credit/debit transaction. Books to Benefit reserves the right to inspect purchases.

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  • CLOSED

    All day
    2018-11-07

    360 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, United States

    360 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, United States

    Books to Benefit will be closed and not accepting donations from October 21-November 16 while our volunteers prepare for the November 1-4 and November 10 sale.  We will reopen to accept in-person donations on Saturdays and Wednesdays, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., beginning Saturday, November 17. We will be closed for Thanksgiving on Wednesday, November 21 and Saturday, November 24. We will reopen for in-person donations on Wednesday, November 28. Please wait to donate books until then. If you must donate books during this time, you may use one of our three convenient drop box locations. Thank you for your cooperation.

     

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  • CLOSED

    All day
    2018-11-10

    360 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, United States

    360 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, United States

    Books to Benefit will be closed and not accepting donations from October 21-November 16 while our volunteers prepare for the November 1-4 and November 10 sale.  We will reopen to accept in-person donations on Saturdays and Wednesdays, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., beginning Saturday, November 17. We will be closed for Thanksgiving on Wednesday, November 21 and Saturday, November 24. We will reopen for in-person donations on Wednesday, November 28. Please wait to donate books until then. If you must donate books during this time, you may use one of our three convenient drop box locations. Thank you for your cooperation.

     

  • Family Day: Book Lover’s Bag Sale

    10:00-12:30
    2018-11-10

    360 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, United States

    360 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, United States

    Mark your calendar for the November 2018 Books to Benefit unpicked used book sale.

    November 2018 SALE Dates

    Preview SALE
    ($5 cover charge per person.)

    Thursday, November 1 ……………………………5 – 8 pm

    Regular SALE

    Friday, November 2 …………………………10 am – 7 pm
    Saturday, November 3 ………………………10 am – 4 pm

    Family Day: Book Lover’s Bag Sale
    ($5 per bag. We supply the bags.)

    Sunday, November 4 …………………………noon – 4 pm
    Saturday, November 10…………………………….10 am – 12:30 pm

    Learn how our sales are making a difference in the community.

    $5 Book Lover’s Bag Sale Rules

    Patrons pay per bag. Books to Benefit supplies the bags. All items must fit inside the bag, all at one time, to qualify for the  fee. No modifying or tearing of the bag is allowed. Books to Benefit will allow items to fit to the top (i.e. level) height of the bag, to qualify for the  bag sale. There is no limit to the number of bags any individual person may purchase at a cost for each bag. The  fee applies even if the bag is not completely filled. Sorry, offer not valid on Special Collections or bundled books. No price adjustments from previous sales. All sale are final. No refunds or exchanges.Credit/debit cards are accepted. A $1 convenience fee is charged per credit/debit transaction. Books to Benefit reserves the right to inspect purchases.

  • Veterans Day Talk

    Veterans Day Talk

    13:00-15:00
    2018-11-10

    360 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, United States

    360 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, United States

    Celebrate Veterans Day on Sat., Nov. 10 from 1-3 pm as nationally recognized Peoria author and military historian Tim Pletkovich discusses his book, Civil War Fathers: Sons of the Civil War in WWII and his newest book, Nuns, Nazis and Notre Dame.

    Unbelievable as it may seem, Civil War veterans fathered children who fought in World War II. Space is limited. Register today. The event is free to the public; donations are welcome.

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  • CLOSED

    All day
    2018-11-14

    360 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, United States

    360 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, United States

    Books to Benefit will be closed and not accepting donations from October 21-November 16 while our volunteers prepare for the November 1-4 and November 10 sale.  We will reopen to accept in-person donations on Saturdays and Wednesdays, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., beginning Saturday, November 17. We will be closed for Thanksgiving on Wednesday, November 21 and Saturday, November 24. We will reopen for in-person donations on Wednesday, November 28. Please wait to donate books until then. If you must donate books during this time, you may use one of our three convenient drop box locations. Thank you for your cooperation.

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  • In-Person Donations

    10:00-14:00
    2018-11-17

    360 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, United States

    360 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, United States

    We are open at the sale location, 360 Wylie Drive, Suite 700 Normal to accept in-person donations. Receipts are available for tax deductible donations.

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  • CLOSED

    All day
    2018-11-21

    360 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, United States

    360 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, United States

    Books to Benefit will be closed and not accepting donations in observance of Thanksgiving on Wednesday, November 21 and Saturday, November 24. We will reopen for in-person donations on Wednesday, November 28. Please wait to donate books until then. If you must donate books during this time, you may use one of our three convenient drop box locations. Thank you for your cooperation.

     

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  • CLOSED

    All day
    2018-11-24

    360 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, United States

    360 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, United States

    Books to Benefit will be closed and not accepting donations in observance of Thanksgiving on Wednesday, November 21 and Saturday, November 24. We will reopen for in-person donations on Wednesday, November 28. Please wait to donate books until then. If you must donate books during this time, you may use one of our three convenient drop box locations. Thank you for your cooperation.

     

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  • In-Person Donations

    10:00-14:00
    2018-11-28

    360 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, United States

    360 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, United States

    We are open at the sale location, 360 Wylie Drive, Suite 700 Normal to accept in-person donations. Receipts are available for tax deductible donations.

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