Membership and Donations

The easiest way to get involved is to become a member of the Friends! Your membership dues will help support Library programs and will offer you entry to the members-only preview night at our Book Sales. You can become a member for just $20 for a full calendar year.  The Friends of The Seattle Public Library is a 501c3 non-profit, your membership and donations are tax-deductible.

Memberships are available at the door of the Book Sale for $40. 

*To purchase your membership prior to the BIG Fall Book Sale, the deadline is September 8th for online purchases to be mailed to you and September 11th for purchases at the FriendShop until 5:00pm.  Online purchases made after September 8th will have membership cards available at the membership tent  Please bring a copy of your email receipt.  ONLINE SALES WILL CLOSE SEPTEMBER 11th.

Our policy is one membership per person.

For membership information, call the Friends office at 206-615-1332, apply online, or simply print out a membership form, fill it out and mail it, along with your check or money order, to:

The Friends of The Seattle Public Library
1000 Fourth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104

As a Friend, you receive these benefits:

  • Access to the members-only Book Sale previews
  • A 10% discount at the FriendShop
  • The newsletter with information about the Library and the Friends
  • Invitations to special Library and Friends programs
  • A forum in which to advocate on behalf of the Library

As a Friend, you build a strong Library system that:

  • Helps children develop a love of reading
  • Provides individuals, organizations and businesses free access to vital information resources
  • Educates and broadens the horizons of all its patrons


Membership and Donations - Online Payment

Please complete this secure online payment form for 2014 membership and donations. 

Visa® or Mastercard® credit or debit cards are accepted.


 Friends Membership Form


Membership - Pay by Mail

1. Download and complete this form (format: Microsoft Word)
2. Mail it to the address listed above along with your check* or money order

*Please do not send cash. Cash memberships may be purchased at the Book Sale or the FriendShop.


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Seattle, WA 98104