Friends of the Library are non-profit volunteer organizations that bring together involved, caring people who support and promote the services and programs of their community library.
Through their fund raising efforts, Friends groups undertake projects and supply items that fall outside the established budget of their local library. These dedicated volunteers gives many hours of service and raises thousands of dollars to enhance their local libraries.
- In 2015, Sno-Isle Friends of the Library groups raised $253,545.
- Funds raised by our Friends provide programming for all ages, support the Summer Reading Program for children, purchase furniture and other library enhancements.
All Friends of the Library groups welcome new members. Click on the name of a Friends group below to learn more.
For information on how to join your local group, ask any staff person in your local library.
In this Sno-Isle Libraries “State of the Library” address, Executive Director Jonalyn Woolf-Ivory describes a forward-thinking, financially stable library district that serves 728,745 residents of Washington’s Snohomish and Island Counties.