The Friends of the Library work to gain community support for library activities through volunteer activities, programs and book sales. 

Friends Officers 2017 - 2018                                                 
President: Colette McGee   
Vice-President: Sharon Markey
Secretary: Robin Sundahl
Treasurer: Barb Hill  
Membership Chairperson: Carlotta Belcher 
Book Sale Chair:  Linda Schoonover
Members at Large:     
Sharon Markey
Donna McCarthy 
Pat Pieper
Carolyn Romondo         

Friends Book Sales

All 2018 Book Sale Dates

The Friends of the Library welcome book sale donations throughout the year. There is a drop-off receptacle inside the Downtown library at 201 E. Park. If you would like to receive a letter confirming your donations for tax purposes, pick up a form at the information desk.

PLEASE NOTE: We love receiving donations, but large donations of materials must be placed in sturdy boxes, not in large plastic trash bags.  If donations arrive in large plastic trash bags, they will not be accepted.  Thank you for your consideration.

Donation Guidelines
Materials we do accept:
Books, Paperbacks, DVDs, Books on CD, Music CDs, Videos & Cassettes
Children and teen books
Reader's Digest Condensed Books
Club Romance Paperbacks less than five years
Magazines of historic interest - Time, Look, etc.

Materials we do not accept:
Club Romance paperbacks older than five years
Computer materials 
Materials that are musty or damp
Encyclopedia sets
Magazines except those listed above

Support Your Library - Join the Friends!    

$20 Family, $10 Adult, $7 Student/Senior Citizen (60+)

Perks for OPL Friends members...
All Friends members will receive $1 off of their total purchases for each Friends of the Library Book Sale in 2017.  Also, Friends members get first pick of the materials at the Friends Preview Sale on Thursday, Dec. 7 from 5 to 8:30 p.m.

Join anytime by:

  • Asking at the Information Desk at either library (payment with cash or check)

  • Mailing completed membership form along with your payment to the library.

  • Purchasing a membership, on the spot, at any of the Friends of the Library Book Sales.

Friends Membership Application