Friends of the Library Membership


Friends of the Library members are passionate library advocates whose annual dues help to ensure Columbus Metropolitan Library remains open to all and continues to be a vital partner and resource in our community.

As a member, you help raise awareness and increase financial resources in support of Columbus Metropolitan Library. You share your library love with your community, purchase gifts in the Library Store, stock up on new titles at Big Book Sales, and grab a coffee at a library cafe on your way to story time.

In addition to knowing that your membership dues help fund vital programs such as Homework Help, Volunteen Power Lunches, and Ready for Kindergarten you’ll also enjoy benefits such as early access to Big Book Sales, discounts at the Library Store and cafes, and more.

Join us in supporting our library – become a member or renew your membership today.

Membership Levels & Benefits

All membership levels receive a complimentary subscription to the Friends of the Library digital newsletter and information and calls to action on library legislative issues.


Senior ($20) | JoinRenew
Membership for one adult age 65 and older.

  • Early access to book sales
  • 10% discount at the Library Store
  • 10% discount at library cafes

Individual ($25) | JoinRenew
Membership for one adult.

  • Early access to book sales
  • 10% discount at the Library Store
  • 10% discount at library cafes

Household ($50) | JoinRenew
Membership for two adults/family.

  • Early access to book sales
  • 10% discount at the Library Store
  • 10% discount at library cafes

Sustaining ($100) | JoinRenew
Membership for two adults/family.

  • Early access to book sales
  • 10% discount at the Library Store
  • 10% discount at library cafes
  • 10% discount on Carnegie Gallery purchases

Premier ($200) | JoinRenew
Membership for two adults/family.

  • Early access to book sales
  • 10% discount at the Library Store
  • 10% discount at library cafes
  • 10% discount on Carnegie Gallery purchases
  • Exclusive access to special events

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Friends of the Library is a nonprofit 501(c)(4) organization. Membership dues are not tax deductible. For tax deductible giving please visit foundation.columbuslibrary.org.

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