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Friends membership helps

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

Annual Memberships

Individual: $10   Family: $15

A Bevy of Book Reviews, Part 1

Our store volunteers are a wide-read bunch of book lovers! Here are some reviews of titles they’re passionate about!

Featured Artist of the Month: Ursula Barton

Did you know the Friends Store is not just books? We have an assortment of literary-themed gift items, card, totes, and art!

Tales from the Online Book Store, Part 1

The Friends Online Book Store is a trove of “tantalizing and beautiful titles from first edition signed copies to out-of-print treasures.” Sometimes the books we get in have their own stories to tell- aside from the ones printed on its pages!

Inside Wildwood: Fantasy Series Set in Portland

Portland, Rock-n-Roll and literature? Inside Wildwood is on view at Central’s Library Collins Gallery

Pageturners Book Titles for March

Pagetuners is sponsored by the Friends and happens to be the best book group in town! Check out the titles for March and consider joining a group. 

Apr 11, 2014 - Apr 13, 2014

Shop over 20,000 books and more at our 11th Spring Sale in East County. Join Friends now for admission to the pre-sale.

May 11, 2014

Looking for the perfect Mother's Day gift AND a way to support Multnomah County Library at the same time? Well, we've got exactly the thing for you! Join the Friends on a hill walk led by Laura O. Foster, through charming Gresham on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 11th. 

Friends Store

Shop local and support the Multnomah County Library at the same time! 

Online Book Sales

Check out our online book sales!