Friends of the Library
The Friends of the Library is a volunteer-based organization dedicated to enhancing the holdings of the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library through membership pledges, fundraising, and endowments. The library is very grateful to the Friends for all of their time and dedication to making this institution a success. Funding from the Friends has provided the library with:
Much of the support provided to the library by the Friends is through the Friends' Bookstore. Located on the first floor and operated completely by volunteers, the Friends' Bookstore offers used books and magazines at next-to-nothing prices. The bookstore accepts donations of used books, magazines, and other materials. For more information, contact the Bookstore at 256-764-6564, ext. 19.
Join the Friends
If you too are a strong advocate of the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library, become a member of the Friends or donate your time by volunteering in the Bookstore. You can access the necessary membership and volunteer forms through the links below; simply print the form, fill it out, and turn it in at the Friends' Bookstore. Forms are also available at the bookstore.
Renew is a new quarterly newsletter by the Friends of the Library and the library staff. The newsletter tells the stories of the library—its staff, its patrons, and the excitement that comes from getting to see people learning and growing every day.