Calling all volunteers! Our Fall Used Book Sale is happening Oct. 21-24 at the Lloyd DoubleTree, and we need help from start to finish. Check out all the fun volunteer roles and shifts available and apply today!
Multnomah County Library has a new logo!
Beginning July 1, 2016, Friends of the Library membership rates will be restored to just below what they were in 2011.
Please consider supporting Friends of the Library by donating books today!
Thank you, volunteers!
An article written by Shoshonna Roberts about all the work that goes in to making our used book sales happen.
Last year, the Woodstock Pageturner group read The Geography of Bliss by Eric Weiner. Read the review written by Judy Irwin, a Pageturner member for over 10 years!
Searching for your next novel? Check out these book reviews written by Friends volunteers and board members.
Have you been wanting to join a book group? Here are some great reasons why the Pageturners are the best book group in town!
Recently, the Hillsdale Classics Pageturner group read and discussed The Oresteia, by Aeschylus. Here is a summery of the novel provided by the group.
Our board members and store volunteers are a wide-read bunch of book lovers. Here are some reviews of titles they’re passionate about and have found in the store.
Our store volunteers are a wide-read bunch of book lovers! Here are some reviews of titles they’re passionate about!
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!
Many fun, and sometimes unexpected, items are found mixed in with book donations. The latest find is sure to have you double checking your donation boxes!
A history of the organization.
For 40 years, the Friends have actively supported the Multnomah County Library.
An Annual Meeting outside the norm: after hearing FOL President Craig Cedros and Director of Libraries Vailey Oehlke speak, the Friends members got to speak their minds.
When the Friends planned our “Library Lovers Unite!” event to kick off the campaign for the May Library Levy, we hoped to record it, but none of us had the skills to do so, or to edit the results into something visually dynamic. Fortunately, we all have friends.