Aug. 19 5p.m. – 10p.m.; Aug. 20 10a.m. – 9p.m.; Aug. 21 10a.m. – 5p.m. Free admission Saturday and Sunday; $10 donation requested on opening night. Harper College Gymnasium, 1200 W. Algonquin Road, Palatine. www.littlecity.org/bookfair.
If you missed the deadline to donate items, you can still help Little City by volunteering for the Book Fair. Visit www.littlecity.org/bookfair for more details or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Don’t forget to visit the Little City Book Fair held on August 19-21 at Harper College in Palatine. All proceeds from the Book Fair benefit the hundreds of children and adults with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities served by Little City Foundation.
There are numerous book donation drop-off locations throughout the northwest Chicago suburbs, including the drop box at Little City's main campus - 1760 W. Algonquin Road, Palatine, Illinois 60067 (pictured at left).
Additional drop points include:
Palatine: American Chartered Bank of Palatine, 700 W. Euclid Avenue (847) 776-6201 View map
Palatine: Top Shelf Books, 47 E. Northwest Highway (847) 705-9940 View map
Schaumburg: American Chartered Bank of Schaumburg, 1199 E. Higgins Road (847) 517-5400 View map
Lake Zurich: American Chartered Bank of Lake Zurich, 459 S. Rand Road (847) 540-5202 View map
Northbrook: American Chartered Bank of Northbrook, 1090 Willow Road (847) 418-3218 View map
Northbrook: Koenig & Strey GMAC, 1925 Cherry Lane (847) 272-0330 View map
Highland Park: Rick’s Auto Care, 1500 Old Skokie Road (847) 831-3165 View map
Skokie: Bank of America, 4747 W. Dempster (847) 676-5544 View map
Direct Pick-Up: Little City will also pick up donations of 150 or more books that meet the following criteria: (1) Books must be in small boxes or double bagged for one person to carry. (2) Books must be accessible for pickup person.
Please call 847-221-7856 to arrange a pick-up.
- Book donation pick-ups or to host a book drive, contact Vince Williams at (847) 221-7856.
- Volunteering, contact Kathryn Nelson at (847) 221-7804.
If you have any new or gently used books you’d like to donate, Little City has multiple drop-off locations, including the Little City Palatine campus and other sites throughout neighboring suburbs. The Little City team will also pick up donations of 150 or more books.
For a complete listing of drop-off locations, visit www.littlecity.org/bookfair or call Vince Williams at (847) 221-7165.
Adventure, Espionage, Judaica/Holocaust, Reference, Architecture, Ethnic Studies, Large Print, Religion, Art, Fiction, Literature, Science, Bibles, Foreign Language, Math, Science Fiction, Biography, Gardening, Media, Sexuality, Business, Harry Potter, Medical, Signed Books, Celebrity, Health, Music, Social Science, Chicago, Historical Fiction, Mystery, Sports/Hobbies, Children, History - Military, Nature, Teaching Aids, Cliffs Notes, History - U.S., Performing Arts, Transportation, Computer, History - World, Philosophy, Travel, Cooking, Home/Parenting, Photography, Westerns, Crafts, How To, Poetry, Women/Mens Studies, Crime, Human Awareness, Presidents, Dummies, Humor, Psychology and much more!
We are still looking for more books to add to this year's book fair! There are several drop-off locations including the Little City Palatine campus and other sites throughout neighboring suburbs. For more information, visit http://www.littlecity.org/events/2011/bookfair/donations.aspx.