Friends of the Library
One of the easiest ways to support the library is by signing up for the Lawrence Give Back program and designating Lawrence Public Library as your charity of choice. Lawrence Give Back offers a unique way to support local merchants, donate to local nonprofits, and save money. Click here to read more about the program, find out how to get a card, or start using their new mobile app!
Due to a contaminated donation, the Friends of the Lawrence Public Library had to cancel the annual Fall Book Sale – a benefit sale for the Lawrence Public Library. To help make up for the loss of revenue from the sale, the Friends are now accepting donations online through a safe and secure site. If you would like to make a donation online, click the “Donate Now” button below. We appreciate your support!
About 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
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.to support library collections, programs, and services. Membership is an inexpensive way to support your library, you can get started by filling out this form. If you have any questions, please contact Ruth DeWitt, Friends Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 785-843-3833, ext. 149.
Want to donate your gently used books, dvds, and more to the Friends? Here’s what you need to know:
- They accept books of all kinds on any subject, as well as CDs and DVDs.
- They no longer accept VHS tapes, cassettes, or records.
- They do not accept magazines, Readers’ Digest Condensed Books, encyclopedias, and items that are dirty, moldy, wet, or damaged.
- Anytime the library is open, you can bring in donated items and library staff will accept them for you.
Fall Book Sale Cancelled
The Friends of the Lawrence Public Library regret to announce the cancellation of our annual Fall Book Sale due to a contaminated donation. Below is a news release explaining the details of this incident (click to expand). We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused, and hope to see you at our Spring Book Sale!
Because of the contaminated donation, the Friends are not currently accepting donations. Although this is temporary, we will let you know when donations resume. Thank you for your patience!
If you have any questions, please contact Friends Coordinator, Ruth DeWitt: (785) 843-3833, ext. 149 or email@example.com.