The Friends hold three weekend-long book sales each year with thousands of books, CDs and DVDs in all categories priced to sell quickly.
The Friday of each sale is members only.Non-members can join at the door. Saturday and Sunday are open to the public, including Sunday's bag sale.
2020 Book Sale Dates
April 17-19, 2020
September 11-13, 2020
December 4-6, 2020
2021 Book Sale Dates
April 16-18, 2021
September 10-12, 2021
December 3-5, 2021
Sip & Shop
The Library is open after-hours from 7:00 to9:00 p.m. on the members-only Fridays of the April and December book sales. Friends members and guests (one guest per member) enjoy free wine, light food and dessert while browsing book bargains.
2020 Sip & Shop Dates
Friday, April 17, 2020
Friday, December 4, 2020
2021 Sip & Shop Dates
Friday, April 16, 2021
Friday, December 3, 2021
Annual Membership Program & Lunch
In May of each year all Friends members are invited to attend
our Annual Membership Program & Lunch.
This free event includes a brief annual meeting where you can hear about
the impact your membership makes on the Library. We will also present the slate of Friends
board members and officers for your vote.
right: WCHL radio host Aaron Keck and Library Director Susan Brown
“Talkin’ Books” at the May 2019 Annual Membership Program
During August, the Friends display a variety of themed raffle baskets - including books and other fantastic items - in the Library's "Bookie Monster" window. Raffle tickets are sold in the Book Store and during the September book sale, with winners drawn on the last day of the sale.
Friends of Chapel Hill Public Library A 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to supporting the Library