The Friends of the Library Southport & Oak Island (FOLSOI) is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization registered under 501(c)(3) of Internal Revenue Code dedicated to supporting the Margaret & James Harper, Jr. Library in Southport and the G.V. Barbee, Sr. Library on Oak Island; their missions and programs.
The FOLSOI offers financial support for library programs, community outreach, and facilities improvements, through activities such as book sales, other fundraisers, and dues collection, ensuring that extra funding beyond the Libraries’ regular budgets are protected and earmarked to enhance Harper’s and Barbee’s services.
The FOLSOI organization aims to engage the community in library programs. It seeks to upgrade the quality of library services by means of gifts, reading materials, collections, facilities, and programs.
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