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Friends of the Port Townsend Library

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The Friends of the Port Townsend Public Library raises money to provide services, programs, and materials for the Library that are beyond the means of the city budget, for the cultural and educational enrichment of the community.The Friends meet the second Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m. in the Library Learning Center, 1256 Lawrence St.

Become a Friend today

A strong and vital Friends organization is living proof of the Port Townsend community's support for its Library.
You can become a Friend of the Library by downloading and filling out the membership form and mailing it with your check,
you can pay by credit card using the options below. Be sure to note that you can use your own credit card rather than PayPal by clicking at the bottom of the Pay Pal form where it says "Don't have a PayPal account?"

Select your level of membership

Individual $10.00
Family $20.00
Supporting $50.00
Sustaining $100.00
Patron $500.00
Business $100.00

Volunteer Opportunities
New or Renewing Member?

Thank you for your donation. Friends of the Port Townsend Library is qualified for tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and your contribution is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

For more information about what Friends are all about check out our brochure.

Book Sales

Friends Accepting Used Books and Media Donations

A designated book and media donation box has been placed near the library entrance, by the bike rack, in the front parking lot on Harrison Street. You can't miss it. 

If you have boxes of books, we encourage you to fill out this handy form and bring it to the library or use it as a guide to contact the Friends via email at  Someone will respond to you within 24 hours. Please use this email address if you have any questions.  

Your book/media donations are instrumental in funding many of the Port Townsend Library programs offered each year. These programs include, but are not limited too, the very popular annual Community Read,  Book Lover's Cafe, author events, summer reading for kids and adults, programs for babies and children and much more. 

The used book and media sale occurs three times a year: March 14, June 13 and October 10, 2015.

Friends have Privileges

As a Friend of the Library you'll receive:

Board Members

Geralynn Rackowski, President, 385-1206
Vacant, Vice President Merilee Clunis, Secretary
Phyllis Marckworth, Treasurer Linda Martin, Newsletter
Ellen Dustman, Membership Vacant, Public Information
Lois Stanford, Book Sales Coordinator Sandra Smith, Member at Large
Sheila Khalov, Used Book Donations Coordinator Kathleen Hawn, Member at Large
Janet Sweeney, Programs Liaison