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Friends of the Staunton Library

The Friends provide volunteer support and raise funds that enhance the programming, technology and collections of the Staunton Public Library. We invite you to join us in support of our Library. The Friends of the Staunton Library is a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law and can be received by Library staff if clearly designated or can be mailed to: Friends of the Staunton Public Library, 1 Churchville Avenue, Staunton, Virginia 24401.


Membership is available at several levels. Membership forms are available at the circulation desks in the Library, or join online.

Book Sales

The Friends have major book sales twice a year on the second floor of the Library and ongoing sales from book carts near the circulation desks. Book sales are our major fund raisers and we seek donated materials and volunteer help. Donated books in good condition are accepted at the first floor circulation desk during Library hours. See our donation guidelines here. To volunteer to help at the Book Sale, please call 332-3902.

You may join the Friends  to be admitted to the Members’ Preview for the best selection.

Our next book sale will be in April, 2017.

On Saturday shoppers can fill a bag with books for only $3.00 and on Sunday afternoon a bag of books is just $1.00.  On both Sunday and Saturday from 1:00 - 4:30 pm teachers, students and non-profit organizations can get books free of charge

Annual Meeting

Our Annual Meeting is held in October.

Monthly Meetings

The Board of the Friends meets monthly; members are welcome to attend. the minutes of previous Board meetings, as well as the by-laws of the friends are available.

Contact Us

You may contact us by mail at Friends of the Staunton Public Library, 1 Churchville Avenue, Staunton, Virginia 24401, or by email at

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