Friends of the Library -

About the Friends

Who We Are
Established in 1978, the Friends of the Library are a group of advocates and volunteers who love the St. Charles City-County Library. Friends members invest in the success of our community by supporting and helping to fund Library programs, services, and amenities for customers of all ages. When you join the Friends of the Library you'll be connected to a network of like-minded people who recognize the importance of libraries and literacy in our community.
Please Note:  In-person Friends of the Library membership meetings are canceled until further notice.

Love the Library? Join the Friends and make a difference. Here
Money raised by the Friends through memberships, merchandise sales, and book sales helps to fund a wide variety of Library events, services and activities including...

  • The Library Summer Reading Program
  • Special events featuring authors and local personalities
  • Staff training workshops
  • Construction and expansion of new branches
  • Furnishings for libraries
  • Outdoor classrooms for libraries
  • Materials for Library book discussion kits
  • And so much more!

‚ÄčMembership Benefits include:

  • Early admittance to the annual Friends Summer Book Fair
  • A quarterly newsletter
  • 10% off of Friends merchandise
  • Invitation to membership meetings
  • and much more!