About the Friends of the Abilene Public 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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Abilene Gives Initiative on May 4

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Abilene Gives is a community initiative where everyone is encouraged to donate to their favorite local nonprofit/s. So starting on May 4, and running for 24 hours, everyone has the chance to do some online giving and we hope you consider the Friends of the Library as a local group to give to. Learn what we're about, as well as how your donations can help to benefit the entire community.

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Annual Book Sale Coming in June

View 2020's Annual Meeting

Annual Book Sale Infographic Opens in new windowRunning June 17-20, Click the Graphic to Learn More Get Your Look at the Friends' Activities in 2020

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

2021 Friends of the Library Board Members

Tiffany Lamb
President
Kathy Curtis
Abilene Gives
Roxanne KlumpBrooklyn Rendall
Garrett Smith
Past President
Martha Magee
Book Sale
Rene McAdenMichelle Sage
Mary K. Huff
President Elect
Dennis Regan
Book Sale
Tom McAlisterCheryl Sawyers
Mary K. Huff
Secretary
Jennifer Rodman
Ricki Brown Award
Sherri McAuliffeSheila Scevers
Cameron Sikes
Treasurer
Fred BaileySuzanne MelbourneTammy Withers
Colette McCloskey
Membership
Kristina DavisJennie Oldham*Julee Hatton
Library Director
Becky Crowe
Advocacy
Terry GrosvenorJim Pizzorno

*Designates Ex Officio Members