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.


For donations, we have contactless drop-off in both our Skokie and Avondale locations. The Skokie warehouse, at 3415 Madison St., has a vestibule just past the front door where you can easily drop off your books. At Avondale, you can come inside and drop them off anywhere in the library without having to be within 6ft of our librarian. Additionally, we are still offering contactless pickups, where you can leave boxes of books on your driveway or porch and we will come pick them up, no contact necessary.


At our Avondale library, we are restricting inside traffic to no more than 5 visitors (and one librarian) at a time. We also require visitors to wear masks inside, covering the mouth and nose at all times. Finally, we have hand sanitizer available, and frequently disinfect our books, shelves, and other frequently touched surfaces.


If you have any questions about our Covid-19 health measures, or anything else, you can always call us at (800) 570-3698.