Welcome to the Library

Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Library is a volunteer organization dedicated to furthering the services and programs of the Idaho Falls Public Library and to bringing the library and its patrons closer together.

Book Sales

The Friends of the Library will host book sales on the following dates:

  • February 10-11, 2017
  • April 21-22, 2017
  • July 14-15, 2017
  • September 8-9, 2017
  • December 1-2, 2017

You can find our Friends of the Library book sales in the basement of the Idaho Falls Public Library.

Contact the Friends

To contact the Friends of the Library, please call our president or membership chair:

  • Migan Gardner, President – (208) 754-8806
  • Clare Short, Membership – (208) 524-3316

Newsletter

The Friends of the Library publishes a quarterly newsletter for active members of the group. This newsletter features valuable information on current events at the Idaho Falls Public Library and meetings and activities of the Friends of the Library. This newsletter features interesting information on current books, popular authors, or trends in the library arena. Copies of the newsletter are available to the public at book sales.

Book Donations

The Idaho Falls Public Library and Friends of the Library welcome donations of used books and other items such as records, movies, pictures, puzzles, and so on. All donations to the Friends of the Library are tax deductible. Library staff at the kiosk by the south doors can give you specific directions for dropping off your donation. If you have a large donation of books for pickup, leave a message for Dallas at (208) 524-3316.

The Idaho Falls Public Library reserves the right to review donations and add titles to our collection or to send donations to the Friends of the Library book sale. Any individual who wants to purchase and donate a title for our collection should first speak to our library director.

Membership Information

If you are interested in joining the Friends of the Library, download and fill out this form, then return it to the Idaho Falls Public Library.

Membership dues are $8.00/annually for households and $20.00 annually for organizations. Lifetime memberships are $100.00 for households and $150.00 for organizations.

Friends of the Library membership form

Endowment Fund Information

The Friends of the Idaho Falls Public Library created their Endowment Fund in January 2011 to institute a permanent income stream to support the Idaho Falls Public Library. Donors may give cash, securities, real estate, life insurance, gifts by will, and memorial gifts. Gifts are tax deductible. To make a contribution to this fund, download and remit the following form:

friends of the library endowment contribution form