The storage room is overflowing with books that need to find a new home. Book sale: Saturday, March 31st from 9:30AM - 3:30PM in the Theatre Gallery of the Main Library at 810 5 Avenue S. Fiction & non-fiction books for readers of all ages. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Thursday AM for set-up, Saturday 2hr, or more, shifts all day, and Saturday PM for clean up. Please use "contact us" button at top of this screen to volunteer.
Volunteers are always needed to help with Friends' events. Please use the "contact us" button at the top of the website to make your interest in volunteering known to those who would welcome your help.
Word on the Street is an outdoor festival that celebrates storytelling with authors, poets, singers, and more, namely food. Sales of deselected and donated CD's and books by the Friends. All events in and around the Main Library parking lot at 5th Avenue and 8th Street S. Additional detail closer to the event.
Place: Main Library Time: To be determined
Gently used books and DVD’s, donated by Lethbridge residents and deselected from the Library collections, can be purchased at the Friends’ “store” which is called the Booktique. Payment is made at the Customer Service Counters.
Find Booktique on the bridge between the north and south wings of the Main Library and at the Crossings Branch Library.
Members of the Friends volunteer about 2000 hours annually! Your help would be most welcome. Please click the Volunteer Activities button below to learn more about our many activities.
Money counts when it comes to fulfilling the objectives of the Friends organization. Please click the Donate Now button below to make your donation.
Donations of books, CDs and DVDs can also be made in support of our activities. Click the button below to learn how and where.
You can become a member of the Friends of Lethbridge Public Library by contributing time or donating money. Voting Members contribute 100 hours or $30 dollars annually; Associate Members contribute less time or fewer dollars and are welcome at all meetings of the Friends.
Sales of books and DVDs are the largest source of annual income for the Friends. Casino revenue every three years is also a significant source of funds. Finally, from time to time the Friends hold 50/50 raffles. Please click the button below for more details.
All members of the Friends act as informal ambassadors for our Library. The Friends organization supports the printing of the Library’s newsletter, “Happening”, and undertakes at least one advocacy activity each year.
The Friends organization provides funding for extra services and needs or special programs of the Lethbridge Public Library, augmenting the funds provided by the City of Lethbridge, the largest funder of our Library.