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    1125 W. Lake Avenue in Lakeview Park Open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-4:30 pm and Monday evenings 5:30-7:30 pm in the lobby of the Noble Center
    [email protected], (309) 681-2681


    Semi-Annual Used Book Sales - Spring and Fall!

    Next Sale October 21-23

    Location: Lobby and downstairs auditorium of the Noble Center, 1125 W. Lake Avenue in Peoria  (former Lakeview Museum building)

    Don’t miss this gigantic used book sale with thousands of “gently used” books representing every genre. You will also find a big selection of audio books, maps, vintage books, DVDs, CDs, Puzzles and Games.

    Saturday, October 21: 10 am-6 pm = BEST SELECTION!

    Sunday, October 22, 12-5 pm = GREAT SELECTION! 50% OFF ANY PURCHASE!

    Monday, October 23, 12-7 pm = 75% OFF ANY PURCHASE!


    Book Donations + Volunteers = GREAT BOOK SALES!

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    A great selection of pre-loved used books (fiction and nonfiction) for ALL AGES at great prices … for your own enjoyment or for gifts! Also available are:

    • Collectible books
    • CDs, DVDs
    • Games, Puzzles,
    • Select magazines

    NDSC00100ot all of our books and materials can fit into the Book Court. If you are looking for something special, be sure to ask the volunteer at the Book Court desk or e-mail [email protected] The selection in the Book Court is always changing! One hundred percent of all proceeds from the Book Court and book sales help support Park District programs.



    All Book Court books and materials are donated by individuals in the community. Thank you so much for taking the time to donate to the Peoria Park District’s Book Court at the Noble Center. Remember, 100 percent of the proceeds are used to support Peoria Park District programs. We LOVE to get donations at any time except right before and during the book sales.  Bring in your gently used adult and children’s paperbacks and hardback books, CDs and DVDs, games and puzzles.

    The Book Court accepts the following:

    Hardback and paperback children’s and adult’s books

    CDs, DVDs, especially audio books

    Games, puzzles

    Please do not drop off cassettes, records, VHS tapes, encyclopedia sets (non-collectible) or large quantities of magazines. If you are not sure, please call ahead at (309) 681-2681.

    DSC00094dropboxDROP OFF LOCATION: A convenient donation receptacle is located at the Noble Center loading dock, located on the lower west side of the building. It is available to you 24 hours a day, because it is outside.

    TAX DONATION FORM: Should you desire documentation for your taxes, a form is available to you in the Book Court. Just ask the volunteer, or you can e-mail:
    [email protected] to get a copy e-mailed or mailed to you.