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 also available at the door of the Book Sale for $40. 


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
  • Two free hard cover fiction books at any FriendShop Pop Up event in 2015
  • 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 2015 membership and donations. 

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

 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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1000 Fourth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104