107 NE Monroe Peoria, Illinois 61602-1070

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FRIENDLY FINDS -Friends of Peoria Public Library Book Store

Friendly Finds Book store and gift shop is  open at the Main Library on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m. beginning April 19, 2014.  At times the bookstore is open additional hours. Call  309-497-2145 for current hours.

The Friends are actively seeking volunteers to work in the bookstore so it can be open more hours. Ask at any library desk or call  309-497-2145 for information.

New Books

Find a selection of books of local interest.

Gift Items

Need  the perfect gift for your book lover? Choose from a variety of apparel, mugs, giftware and an extensive selection of unique book ends.

Used Books

A large selection of previously owned books-hardback and paperback are yours at incredibly low prices.
The entire stock of used books is available in the book sale room whenever the store is open at Main.  In addition book sale shelves are available at North Branch,  Lakeview Branch and Lincoln Branch.