Columbus Metropolitan Library

Friends of the Library

About the Friends

Friends of the Library is a nonprofit 501(c)(4) organization made up of everyday customers and advocates passionate about Columbus Metropolitan Library.

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SHOP

Find the perfect gift and add new books to your collection.

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BECOME A FRIEND

Friends of the Library members are passionate library advocates.

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VISIT

Grab a cup of coffee at a library café and stroll through the Carnegie Gallery.

OCT. 13-16
Shop thousands of books, DVDs, CDs and audiobooks, starting at $1.
OCT. 13-16
Shop thousands of books, DVDs, CDs and audiobooks, starting at $1.

In The News

Apply to Serve on the Friends’ Board of Trustees

Friends of the Library is now accepting applications for board service.

Friends of the Library is now accepting applications from individuals interested in serving on the Friends of the Library Board of Trustees. The self-nominated, volunteer Board is responsible for managing and growing lines of business, recruiting and engaging Friends of the Library members, establishing and monitoring short-term and long-term financial goals, and advocating on behalf of Columbus Metropolitan Library as directed. Applicants should be passionate library supporters with an interest in grassroots advocacy who are able to volunteer 3-5 hours per month in service of Friends of the Library. While all skillsets are welcome, individuals with experience in the following are especially encouraged to apply:

• Digital Marketing
• Member Engagement and Stewardship
• Event Management
• Retail Merchandising
• Vendor Relations and Procurement
• Finance and Investments

Please refer to the recruitment packet for the application and additional information about Friends of the Library and serving on the Friends of the Library Board of Trustees.

Friends of the Library is a nonprofit 501(c)(4) organization.

96 S. Grant Ave. | Columbus, Ohio 43215