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Friends of the Library

Friends of the Lawrence Public Library LogoAbout the Friends

The Friends of the Lawrence Public Library is a non-profit organization that believes a strong library is vital to our community.  Through memberships dues and legendary book sales, they raise funds to support library collections, programs, and services.

If you’re interested in purchasing books but can’t wait for our next sale, a small sample of our collection is available on our Amazon site. Membership is an inexpensive way to support your library, you can get started by filling out this form.

Fall Book Sale:

The wait is over! Mark your calendars for the Friends of the Lawrence Public Library book sale. The sale will include: adult, young adult, and children’s books; fiction and nonfiction; DVDs and CDs!

Thursday, Sept. 25

  • 5:00-9:00pm
  • Friends/Members Only

Friday, Sept. 26:

  • 10:00am-8:00pm

Saturday, Sept. 27:

  • 10:00am-4:00pm

The sale will take place on the Kentucky St. side of the library, at 707 Vermont St. Memberships to the Friends will be sold at the door for $10.


GREAT NEWS! Donation days for October have been established and will be open to the community as well as Friends. Please make note of the following days and times for donations of up to 4 bags of books:

  • Thursday, October 2: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Thursday, October 9: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, October 19: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Donations will be accepted at the garage door of the Friends area on the lower level, Kentucky St. side of the library.