Friends

Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Idaho Falls 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.

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Book Sales

picture of the book sale area

Book sales are hosted by the Friends of the Idaho Falls Public Library. To see the hours when they are available for evening sales, or to see upcoming Friday-Saturday sale dates, visit their Facebook page or send an email to info@ifplfriends.com.

A schedule of upcoming book sales is also available on our calendar.

The Friends of the Idaho Falls Public Library book sale area is located in the basement of the Idaho Falls Public Library.

Contact the Friends

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To contact the Friends, send an email to info@ifplfriends.com or send a message through their Facebook page.

Book Donations

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The Idaho Falls Public Library and Friends of the Idaho Falls Public Library welcome donations of used books and other such items as records, movies, puzzles, pictures, and so on. All donations to the Friends of the Idaho Falls Public Library are tax deductible. For instructions about dropping off donations, 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 our collection. We will give items that we don’t add to the Friends of the Idaho Falls Public Library for their book sale. Any individual who wishes to purchase and donate a title specifically for our collection should speak to our library director before making the purchase.

Quarterly Newsletter

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The Friends of the Idaho Falls Public Library publishes and mails a quarterly newsletter to active members of the group. The newsletter is also available to the public during book sales. The newsletter features valuable information about current events at the Idaho Falls Public Library as well as meetings and activities of the Friends of the Idaho Falls Public Library. The newsletter shares interesting information on current books, popular authors, and trends in the library field.

Membership Information

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If you are interested in joining the Friends of the Idaho Falls Public Library, download and fill out this form, then return it to the Idaho Falls Public Library. Membership dues are $8.00/year for households and $20.00/year for organizations. Lifetime memberships are $100.00 for households and $150.00 for organizations.

To join the Friends of the Idaho Falls Public Library, complete the following form and remit the applicable dues:

Friends of the Idaho Falls Public Library Membership Form


Endowment Fund

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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 Idaho Falls Public Library Endowment Contribution Form