Be a Member

Your annual support as a Friends of the Library member helps 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. Membership dues help fund programs such as the Summer Reading Challenge, Homework Help Centers, and Teen Read Week.

Members enjoy benefits such as early access to Big Book Sales, discounts at the Library Store and library cafes, and more.

Become a member or renew your membership today.

Annual Membership Levels & Benefits

All members receive:

  • Friends of the Library digital newsletter subscription
  • Information and calls to action on library legislative issues
  • Early access to book sales
  • 10% discount at the Library Store
  • 10% discount at library cafes

Senior | $20
Membership for one adult 65 and older

Individual | $25
Membership for one adult

Household | $50
Membership for two adults/family

Sustaining | $100
10% discount on Carnegie Gallery purchases
Membership for two adults/family

Premier | $200
Exclusive invitation to special events
10% discount on Carnegie Gallery purchases
Membership for two adults/family One adult membership


Friends of the Library is a nonprofit 501(c)(4) organization made up of customers and advocates who are passionate about Columbus Metropolitan Library. Contributions made to Friends of the Library are not tax deductible by law.

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