Support Friends of the Library

Your memberships and donations help us help our community’s libraries! Thank you for your support.

Enjoy These Benefits of Membership

  • Help us fund our local libraries’ non-budgeted needs
  • Support children’s programs
  • Promote literacy and the love of books for all ages
  • Help sponsor cultural and literacy programs
  • Promote library advocacy in the community and on legislative issues
  • Learn first-hand about volunteer opportunities
  • Receive email updates on library events

Choose Your Membership Level

  • Seashell (Individual) – $15
  • Beachcomber (family) – $25
  • Sand dollar – $50
  • Pelican – $100
  • Dolphin – $250.00
  • Lighthouse – $1000.00
  • Sea Turtle – Select an Amount Over $1000 

Who Are We?

A non-profit organization run by a volunteer Board of Directors working closely with the library staff in our two local libraries, Harper and Barbee. We are your friends and neighbors! We believe that everyone deserves access to a great library.

How Do We Do This?

Earning funds with our monthly used book sales, writing grants for special programs, developing special fundraising programs, and most importantly by soliciting memberships from folks like you who want to see their local libraries grow.

Programs That We Sponsor

Children’s Summer Reading
Robotics and Chess Clubs
Opera Sunday
Bingo and Craft Programs
Easter Egg Hunt
eBook Additions
Meet the Author Programs
Let’s Talk About It
Socrates Cafe

Our Impact

Our mission is to serve our community by supporting excellence in collection and program development and more at Harper and Barbee Libraries.

$ Raised from Grants

$ Raised from Donations

$ Raised from Memberships

$ Raised from Our Book Sales


Volunteers/Hours Worked

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