Friends are...

Sign upFriends of Jefferson County Public Library is a county-wide group dedicated to enhancing the resources of Jefferson County Public Library (JCPL). We are people who cherish our Library, and we believe that JCPL is a valuable, essential and fundamental part of the community. Friends lend our voices, time and resources to ensure quality library services in Jefferson County.  Sign up to join Friends today!

 

Friends play many roles by...

  • Volunteering time & talent
  • Helping fundraise
  • Staffing the Friends’ Gift and Book Shop
  • Advocating on behalf of JCPL
  • Promoting JCPL in the community
  • Providing leadership via the Friends’ Council
  • Assisting with book sales including the wildly successful Whale of a Used Book Sales
  • Having Fun!

Benefits of Being a Friend

  • Satisfaction of knowing you are supporting the mission of Jefferson County Public Library
  • The Friends’ Footnotes, our quarterly newsletter
  • 10% discount at the Friends’ Gift and Book Shop
  • Admission to Friends’ Preview Night at our Fall Whale of a Used Book Sale

Friends Benefit JCPL

  • $52,844 from the Belmar Gift and Book Shop
  • $66,970 from the Spring Whale of a Book Sale
  • $74,810 from the Fall Whale of a Book Sale
  • $15,899 from the Holiday Whale Book Sales
  • $10,455 from Annual Friends Memberships & Renewals
  • Over 700 members
  • 270 Volunteers
  • 63 Board, Council, Trustee and Committee Members
  • Provided 8,582 volunteer hours valued at $183,312