Become a Friend Today!

Becoming a Friend of the Library is a great way to show your support for the Charleston Public Library, help fund library programs, and encourage reading in our community. Here in Charleston, the Friends also are a vital means of support for the thousands of library programs each year. Money raised by the Friends supports a wide variety of programming like STEM learning activities for children, computer classes for job training, and lectures from local historians, just to name a few. When you become a Friend you join thousands of others in Charleston who want our libraries to have the resources they need to serve our community.

Join the Friends today! Membership is only $25 for individuals and $40 for families. Memberships last for an entire year.


  • Access to the members-only preview night at all regional book sales, and our annual That BIG Book Sale event.
  • Invitation to the Friends’ Annual Meeting held in November
  • Tax deductible contributions


Want to send in a check instead?  Please print out the membership form found here and make your check out to “FOL” and include the member name on the memo line. Checks can be mailed to:Charleston Friends of the Library 68 Calhoun, Charleston, SC 29401.
We thank you for your support of the Charleston Friends of the Library!