Friends of the Library of Idaho Falls is a nonprofit organization dedicated to establishing closer relations between the Idaho Falls Public Library and the community, to promoting library services, and to improving library programs.
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- Open Hours & Book Sales
- Donating Materials
- Friends Newsletter
- Volunteer Opportunities
- Membership Registration
- Endowment Fund
- Contact the Friends
Open Hours & Book Sales
Book sales are hosted, and regular hours are run, by Friends of the Library of Idaho Falls in the basement of the Idaho Falls Public Library. Friends current hours of operation during the week are: Tues/Thurs 7:30p-9:00p, Wed 3:30p-6:00p, Sat 2:00p-5:00p. Temporary closures may affect regular hours of operation. Book sales are a 2-day sale, held on Fridays and Saturdays, that involve a special sale. To learn more about upcoming book sales, please visit their Facebook page or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2023 Book Sale dates are:
- February 10-11
- April 28-29
- July 28-29
- October 20-21
- December 8-9
The Idaho Falls Public Library and Friends of the Library of Idaho Falls welcome donations of new or used books and such items as audiobooks, movies (DVDs and/or Blu-ray), music (CDs and/or vinyl), and so on. All donations to Friends of the Library of Idaho Falls are tax deductible. For instructions about dropping off donations, please call (208) 612-8460 or visit the kiosk desk by the children’s library entrance.
The Idaho Falls Public Library reserves the right to review donations and add items to the library collection. Items not added are then available for Friends of the Library of Idaho Falls for their book sales. Any individual who wishes to purchase and donate a title specifically for the library collection should speak to the library director before making the purchase.
Friends of the Library of Idaho Falls publishes a bi-annual newsletter featuring valuable information about upcoming events related to both the Idaho Falls Public Library and Friends. The newsletters will also include information relating to Friends meetings, potential projects, and future activities or fundraisers to help promote library and community relations.
If interested in Friends current events for this year, please download the following newsletter:
Friends of the Library of Idaho Falls is based around the help of volunteered time and talents. If you would like to volunteer with the Friends, please email email@example.com or complete and return the following form:
Want to become a Friend of the Library of Idaho Falls? Any individual or organization interested in supporting the Idaho Falls Public Library and Friends of the Library is eligible for membership in the Friends. Bring your ideas, maybe even a friend, with you and join the Friends as they help make a difference in the community.
To become a member of Friends, please download the following form and return to Friends of the Library of Idaho Falls with the applicable dues:
The Friends of the Library of Idaho Falls Endowment Fund, established with the Idaho Community Foundation (ICF) in 2011, was created to institute a permanent income stream to support the Idaho Falls Public Library. Donors may give cash, securities, real estate, life insurance, gifts by wills, and memorial gifts. If making a significant donation and are in need of help, please contact ICF for assistance. All donations are tax deductible.
To make a contribution to this endowment fund, please download and remit the following form:
Contact the Friends
To contact the Friends, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or send a message through their Facebook page.