Helping Veterans on the Homefront 12th Annual Drive

October 1 to November 15, 2019

The Library is partnering with the Lemont-Homer Glen Rotary Club and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Lemont VFW Post 5819 to collect items needed by the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans in Wheaton, the Fisher House and the Hines V.A. Hospital.

For each item donated from the veterans’ wish lists, you will receive a $1.00 coupon to pay library fines, purchase items from our Used Book Sale, print/copy or fax (up to a $10.00 maximum per library account). 

Donations Lists:

Midwest Shelter Wish List

Hines V.A. Hospital Fisher House Wish List 2019

Hines V.A. Hospital Comfort Items List



A gift to the Library benefits the whole community. Monetary donations to purchase books or non-print materials and funding for programs and services are welcome.

Gifts may also be made to the Library in honor or in memory of a person, to celebrate a
family event or to mark any special occasion. An acknowledgement of gifts is sent to the person being honored; memorial gifts are acknowledged to the family of the deceased. Book memorials are recognized with a book plate bearing the name of the donor and the name of the person for whom the book was purchased. You may specify an area of interest or leave the selection to the Library.

We deeply appreciate the donations we receive from members of the community.  Donations to the library are generally tax-deductible, to the extent allowed by law.

You may call Library Director Sandra Pointon at (630) 257-6541 or email with any questions you may have.

Donations and Memorials Form

Book Sale Donations

The Library accepts donations of the following items that may be added to the library collection or designated for book sales. Due to space limitations, we can only accept a maximum of 2 boxes per donation.

We accept donations of  gently used items; no damaged, worn, aged items can be accepted.


  • Adult Fiction, Large Print & Paperback Books
  • Adult Non-Fiction Books & Textbooks (less than 10 years old)
  • Children’s Books
  • Music CDs
  • DVDs & Blu-Ray Discs

Not Accepted:

  • Library books (withdrawals from any library)
  • VHS/Cassette Tapes
  • Encyclopedias
  • Reader’s Digest Condensed Books
  • Magazines
  • Audio books (Books on Tape or CD)
  • Damaged or Moldy Items

All proceeds will be used to purchase supplies for library programs for children, teens and adults.