Friends of the Library

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Members of the Friends of the Roanoke County Public Library (FOL) organization are people who believe a strong public library is essential to Roanoke Valley, contribute their support to achieve this goal, and work for a cause important to them and to their community. Each year the FOL sponsors the annual Summer Reading Program and more.

Join The Friends of the Library

Anyone who believes in the value of libraries can belong to Friends of the Library. 

Annual Dues 

Individual | $15
Family | $20

Application Form

To join, bring a completed copy of the Membership Form along with your payment to any RCPL location. You may also mail it to the Friends of the Library at:
Roanoke County Public Library
Attn: FOL
6303 Merriman Road
Roanoke, VA 24018

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Donation Information

Starting Wednesday (May 31) we will be temporarily suspending book/material donations at all RCPL locations. We will make new posts when we are ready to accept materials again. Thank you for always supporting the library!

Book Sale Information

Mark your calendars! The next book sale starts October 7, 2023. If you're interested in volunteering, email for details. If you become a Friends member, you'll be able to access the sale early for our Friday Night preview. Join today by coming to see us or filling out the membership form above on this page.

FOL Donations - Kroger Community Rewards

Tax Deduction

The FOL organization is classified as a 501 (c) (3) in accordance with the U.S. Tax Code. Generally, your membership contribution in FOL is tax deductible, but there are exceptions when the full amount is not tax deductible such as when the contributor receives some type of benefit. Please refer to IRS Publication 526 to determine what part of your contribution may not be eligible. If you are still unsure, it is recommended that you contact a tax advisor or the IRS by telephone.


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