Join Friends

Friends membership helps

  • Advocate for & support the library
  • Fund library programs & services
  • Sponsor library events

Annual Memberships

Individual: $10   Family: $15

Friends Sorting Room Staff promote the Spring Sale

Watch Jason and Sho's interview on Community Hotline!

ILAB "Pop Up" Book Fair

For 24 hours on April 23, 2015 ILAB book fairs will "pop up" across the world to celebrate the UNESCO World Book and Copyright Day. 

Everybody Reads 2015- Pageturners


Pageturners, sponsored by the Friends, offers a solution to both those questions. Pageturners is a dynamic series of book discussion groups that meet monthly at every library.

Everybody Reads 2015


This year's Multnomah County Library's Everybody Reads is The Residue Years by Mitchell S. Jackson.

From the President

Read the latest from our President Kirsten.

Apr 17, 2015 - Apr 19, 2015

Shop for used books and more at our Spring Used Book Sale April 17-19, 2015. Join Friends today for admission to the pre-sale.

Holiday Sale Poster Small

Shop at the Store

Support local businesses by shopping at the Friends store located at the Central Library.

Online Book Sales

Check out our online book sales!

From the President 

Check out the latest President's Column written by Kirsten Leonard.

Friends store

Shop local and support the MCL at the same time.