When you become a Member of the Friends of the Library, you join us in advocating for the Library to support its collections, services, programs, and staff development.

You also receive some thank you goodies, such as a voucher for a free set of Friends note cards or tote bag from the Friends of the Library Bookstore.

Additionally, you become a special Friend who has early access to the Big Book Sale twice a year, as well as an e-newsletter and an invitation to the Friends of the Library Annual Meeting in June.

   You can join or renew with your credit card

   You can join or renew by mailing in a check

   You can also give a gift membership


Annual Membership Categories

Business or Organization
21st Century Benefactor


The Monroe County Public Library Foundation (Friends) collects and administers the grants, gifts, bequests, and other funds (outside of local tax receipts) that help make the Library such an integral part of this community. The Friends is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All memberships and donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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