About the Friends of the Library

The Friends is a volunteer group providing support to the Abilene Public Library. Memberships are available to offer you the chance to join one of the most active and supportive Friends groups around. The Friends work alongside library staff to help make our system the best it can be through fundraisers, funding library materials & equipment for the library, offering volunteer opportunities, and more.

Have a question for the Friends? Email FriendsOfTheAbileneLibrary@gmail.com

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View the 2021 Friends' Annual Meeting

Make a Donation

Become a Member

Help support your Abilene Public library by making a donation to the Friends of the Library.
Fill out a Membership Form and mail in with your payment to the Abilene Public Library, in care of the Friends of the Library at 202 Cedar St., Abilene, TX 79601.

You may also join online, using the option below. If you do so we ask that you also submit a Membership Information form before or after paying online. Your online registration will not be complete without it.
 
Membership Levels
 

Friends’ Membership Levels

MEMBERSHIP DONATIONBENEFITS OF EACH LEVEL
Individual Friend$15 per yearFree admission to the Preview Sale at the Friends' Book Sale
Friends' newsletter
Family Friends$25 per yearFree admission to the Preview Sale at the Friends' Book Sale
Friends' newsletter
Caring Friend$50 per yearPrevious Benefits with $10 gift certificate to Texas Star Trading Co.
Invitation to special Friends' events
Generous Friend$100 per yearPrevious Benefits with special recognition in front lobby area of Main Library
Lifetime Friend$500 1-time paymentPrevious Benefits with special recognition in front lobby area of Main Library
Business Friend$50 per year$10 gift certificate to Texas Star Trading Co.
Free admission to the Preview Sale at the Friends' Book Sale
Friends' newsletter
Invitation to special Friends' events
Silver Friend$100 per yearPrevious Benefits with special recognition in front lobby area of Main Library
Gold Friend$200 per yearPrevious Benefits with special recognition in front lobby area of Main Library

2022 Friends of the Library Board Members

Mary K. Huff
President
Kaitlin AmmermanRene McAdenCheryl Sawyers
Tiffany Lamb
Past President
Fred BaileyTom McAlisterSheila Scevers
Becky Crowe
President Elect
Justin CroweSuzanne MelbourneCameron Sikes
Sherri McAuliffe
Secretary
Kathy CurtisJeannie OldhamAndreelyn Stephens
Brooklyn Rendall
Treasurer
Terry GrosvenorKregg PiersonTerry Spence Young

Colette McCloskey
Membership
Roxanne KlumpJim Pizzorno*Julee Hatton
Library Director

Martha Magee
Book Sale Chair
Eric Jaron MalletDennis Regan

*Designates Ex Officio Members