fshop openThe FriendShop is a gift shop in the Central Library loaded with literary-themed gifts and supplies useful at the library. We showcase Pacific Northwest artists, design and innovation.

Purchasing items at the Shop helps the Friends advocate, educate and raise funds on behalf of The Seattle Public Library.




Central Library (main branch), 3rd floor
1000 Fourth Avenue
Seattle WA 98104


Monday to Saturday 11am-5pm
Sunday 1pm-5pm


(206) 733-9015

Pop-up (Friend)shops

May 21, 2016 at the West Seattle Branch

July 17, 2016 at the Magnolia Branch

July 28, 2016 at the Lake City Branch

Oct 2, 2016 at the Ballard Branch


We are so excited you want to volunteer! Volunteers keep our non-profit running and greatly benefit the community. Please fill out the form below, and we will be in contact with you within 5 business days.

FriendShop Application