Defenders Book Sale after Thanksgiving

A press release from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County:

DEFENDERS’ USED BOOK SALE, November 25 through December 10

Most of the books I read on vacation this summer.

Most of the books I read on vacation this summer.

WOODSTOCK – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County are holding their annual Holiday Kick-Off Book Sale at the Woodstock Square Mall building lobby, 110 S. Johnson Street, on the Woodstock Square.

The sale starts on November 25, in conjunction with the Lighting of the Square, from 11am until
7 pm, and runs through Saturday, December 10.

Hours are 11am until 4 pm (3pm on Saturday, closed Sunday).

Books are priced at $1 for hardcovers, 50¢ for mass market paperbacks and 25¢ for children’s books.

Bag sale Thursday through Saturday, December 8-10, when all books will be $5 per paper grocery bag!

defenders-book-sale-wdstkBooks have been donated by the public as well as several libraries. There is an amazing variety of books – everything from kids’ books to popular fiction, science to biography, and everything in between!

Donations of re-sellable books are accepted year round at the Defenders’ Green Spot Used Book store, also located in the Woodstock Square Mall building on the main floor.

Proceeds from the sale benefit the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County, a 501(c)(3) not-for- profit organization dedicated to the preservation and improvement of the environment.

The group provides community residents with educational programs and volunteer action on pollution prevention, sustainable land use and energy and natural resource conservation. Donations are encouraged and are tax-deductible as charitable contributions.

For more information, visit or call 815-338- 0393.


Defenders Book Sale after Thanksgiving — 1 Comment

  1. Be sure to save some money for Illinois Pension Scam by Bill Zettler.

    This is the most important book about the biggest fiscal problem in Illinois.

    The most important section is 1.1 (Chapter 1, section 1):

    IL Pensions – More than 130 benefit increases since 1970 are the major cause of unfunded liability.

    Most of those 130 benefit increases were passed when the pensions were already underfunded.

    In terms of teacher pensions, every single benefit increase was passed when the teacher pension system was already underfunded.

    That is a pension scam if there ever was one.

    A disgraceful use of the political process to benefit what was and still arguably is the most powerful special interest group in the state, the teacher unions.

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