Books4Cause is hiring for 2021

If you love books, we have got the perfect job for you! We are in search of a committed, passionate, and hard-working individual to work at our Avondale library. Job responsibilities will include: keeping the library organized, stocked, and clean, managing donation intake, helping visitors track down specific books and providing recommendations, engaging with communityContinue reading “Books4Cause is hiring for 2021”

Happy Holidays from Books4Cause and BCMA

This year, we are delighted to be partnering with the Belmont-Cragin Mutual Aid organization to give over 300 families free books and DVDs at their holiday pop-up event. Books4Cause will be providing 1300 books and 2 boxes of DVDs to distribute! We are excited to be partnering with a local organization to help out ourContinue reading “Happy Holidays from Books4Cause and BCMA”

Volunteer Opportunities at Avondale

At Books4Cause, we strongly believe in the values of community engagement and mutual aid. In order to increase community involvement, we’ve decided to launch a volunteer project. In addition to donations, this is another way to support us in our goal of redistributing books.    This past Monday, we had our first two volunteers comeContinue reading “Volunteer Opportunities at Avondale”

Winter Updates at Avondale: New Saturday hours, weekday hours changed, & holiday display

Due to community interest, we are now open on Saturdays from 12 PM – 6 PM. Additionally, we are changing our weekday hours to 12 PM – 6 PM. This way, we can be open after most business hours to accommodate our working friends in the neighborhood.  Additionally, in honor of winter and the upcomingContinue reading “Winter Updates at Avondale: New Saturday hours, weekday hours changed, & holiday display”

Our Impact So Far in Avondale

As of November 30, 2020, our Avondale library has rehomed over 1351 books! We are so glad to see our community utilizing our resources and look forward to continuing to distribute free books.   We have also had over 368 in-library visits and over 439 cart visits. We are always happy to see new andContinue reading “Our Impact So Far in Avondale”

How we’re helping you stay safe & healthy

With the stay-at-home advisory active in Illinois and many other states, we at Books4Cause see an even greater need to continue distributing books to people stuck inside and getting the quarantine blues. With IDPH and CDC recommendations and guidelines in place, we believe that we can continue our operations in a safe and healthy manner.Continue reading “How we’re helping you stay safe & healthy”