Did You Know??
Friends has served the community since 1976.
Friends book sales began in the Old Dome site, the Alan B. Shepard Convention Center, on 19th & Pacific Avenue over 40 years ago. Yes, it was named after Astronaut Alan Shepard.
Friends has raised over $2 Million since 2006.
In 2022/23 Friends funding provided 2061 programs for all ages.
Friends and Library Staff sort 90,000 to 100,000 books each year to raise funds for programs.
A Friends Book Nook Shop can be found in each branch library.
Friends’ programs reach into the community beyond library facilities.
Friends is an All-Volunteer 501(c)(3) organization.
Thank you for your support.
Reading is the Gift of a Lifetime.