FOL LogoWho are the Friends of the Library?

Founded almost 60 years ago, we are a group of supporters including dedicated, enthusiastic, book-loving volunteers who cherish our Library.

2021 Executive Board

  • President – Laura Phillips
  • Vice-President – Christine Mount
  • Treasurer – Linda Wilkinson
  • Recording Secretary – Linda Kegerreis
  • Corresponding Secretary – Ari Larson

What do active Friends do?

  • Volunteers work diligently to sort, shelve and sell thousands of donated books in the Back Stacks and in the main Library.
  • FOL issues funds to the Library for many needs and improvements.
  • FOL participates with community events and donates books where needed.

Back Stacks

Enter the main book collection on the north side of the Library.

Hours
  • Wednesday – 12-4 PM
  • Thursday and Friday – 12-2 PM
  • First Saturday of the month – 10 AM – 2 PM
Prices
  • Youth Books: $0.50 or less
  • Hard Cover Books: $2
  • Paperback books: $1
  • Mass Market Paperbacks: $0.50
  • Collectibles: Priced as marked

How can YOU be a Friend of Library?

  • Become a member!
  • Donate funds to the 501(c)(3) organization
  • Volunteer in a variety of ways:
    • Sort and shelve donated books
    • Help with Back Stacks sales
    • Stock the in-Library Book Mart
    • Bring in and initiate new ideas!
    • Participate with the FOL Board and committees
    • Assist with FOL/Library services, programs, projects and events
    • When purchasing from Amazon, do it from AmazonSmile and name Friends as a beneficiary – they’ll donate 0.5% to FOL

Friends Of The Library Membership Application

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Make checks payable to:
The Friends of the Blanchard Community Library

Mail to:
Friends of the Blanchard Community Library
119 N 8th Street
Santa Paula, CA 93060