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Buy a Book to Help Save the Planet

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The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County will hold their annual Big Fall Book Sale fundraiser September 23, 25 to 30 and October 2 to 7 at the Algonquin Township Road District Building B. Proceeds help support environmental projects such as recycling drives, Styrofoam collection, prairie restoration, river cleanups and more.

Tens of thousands of gently used books will be for sale at bargain prices. The Defenders run two used bookstores year-round—The Green Read, in historic Downtown Crystal Lake, and The Green Spot, in the Woodstock Square Mall, in Woodstock.

Location: 3702 Northwest Hwy., in Crystal Lake. For more information, call 815-338-0393 or visit