Friends of the Library

We are a non-profit organization devoting our time and efforts to raising funds for the benefit of the Lubbock Public Libraries.

Book Sale Dates

Mahon Library Basement
1306 9th Street
Open to the public unless otherwise specified.

Saturday Bookstore:
Every Saturday, 10 AM - 2 PM (Members only--join at the door for $10)

Fall Sale 2016:
Friday, September 23, 9 AM - 5 PM (Members only--join at the door for $10)
Saturday, September 24, 9 AM - 5 PM
Sunday, September 25, 1 PM - 4 PM
Monday, September 26, 3 PM - 7 PM

Kris Kringle Sale 2016:
Friday, December 2, 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday, December 3, 9 AM - 5 PM

Book Lover's Sale 2017:
Friday, February 3, 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday, February 4, 9 AM - 5 PM

Membership Benefits

  • Subscription to The Bookmark, our FOL newsletter.
  • Special opportunities to interact with visiting speakers.
  • Early shopping at the annual book sale.
  • Shopping every Saturday at the FOL Bookstore at the Mahon Library, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Only books inside the store will be for sale. The Better Books section and the regularly priced books in the book sale area will not be available.
  • Knowledge that your support makes a big difference in Lubbock's quality of life.

How to Join Friends of the Library

New memberships and renewals are available at the door during Book Sale days. Alternatively, you can print the following form, fill it out, and mail it to the Friends of the Library.
Join Friends of the Library

Types of Membership

Student.....................$5.00  Annually
Family/Individual.......$10.00 Annually

Patron:

Bronze.....................$25.00 Annually
Silver.......................$50.00 Annually
Gold........................$75.00 Annually
Platinum..................$100.00 Annually

Online Book Sale

We now sell books online year-round via Half.com, Ebay, and AbeBooks.

Donations

Please note that large book donations requiring assistance are preferred during our normal volunteer hours listed below:

Tuesday:     2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday:    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday:     9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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