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The Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave., will hold its Big Holiday Book Sale Dec. 5-7. The three-day event features an unusually large collection of beautiful gift books in excellent condition at prices buyers will love. Book lovers can expect to find thousands of very gently used children’s and adult books, audiobooks, movies, music, magazines, large print and vintage selections in every imaginable category of fiction and non-fiction.

Unique finds in great or like-new condition include a collection of children’s pop-up books; an array of infant/ toddler board books; a selection, with multiple copies, of Newbery and Caldecott award-winning children’s literature; books on holiday crafts, holiday cooking and holiday stories; World War II history; Russian history; photography; architecture, and much more.

All proceeds from the sale benefit the Evanston Public Library. The sale is free, except for the Early Bird Preview, 10 a.m. – noon on Dec. 5, which costs $5.

Book Sale Hours:

Dec. 5 and 6, 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Dec. 7, noon – 5:30 p.m. All books half-price.