Friends of the Library

 MCPL at night.

The only way to have a friend is to be one. —Ralph Waldo Emerson


You can make an extraordinary difference in our community. Your gift to the Campaign for Excellence contributes to a thriving, dynamic Monroe County. You can provide opportunities to read, learn, connect, and create. Your generosity will help the Library improve literacy, continue to innovate, spread the joy and power of reading, and reach out to people throughout the community. Your act of giving speaks loudly. Please join Jef and Pamela Davidson and dopamjefdavidson_img_9768_0.jpgnate today! Your contribution:

Learn more about this year's Campaign for Excellence!

Dine Out for the Library

Make plans to gather with friends or family to enjoy a special meal out at Japonee or the Korean BBQ upstairs. Your heart will be full knowing that when you show your flyer and dine, the Friends will receive 40% of what you spend from 5 - 10 pm Tuesday, December 11 through Friday, December 14. Your dining brings funds to your public library to make every day full of opportunities for so many in our community.

Enjoy a wide selection of sushi and Bento Boxes, as well as other delicious Japanese entrees at Japonee. Or go upstairs for traditional Korean BBQ that you cook at your table, $23 for all you can eat!

Simply show your flyer available at library kiosks or print from our website. Your dining out has brought in more than $16,000 for the Library! Thank you for enjoying all that great food.


Mission Statement

The Friends of Monroe County Public Library support the mission, vision, and values of the Library. The Friends advocate for Monroe County Public Library and support Library collections, services, programs, and staff development.

Friends of the Library Office

303 E Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN 47408

Office Hours: M–F, 10am-6pm
(812)349-3050, ext. 1080

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