The Friends of the DC Public Library are a vital part of the library community. Across the District, Friends groups:
- Share information about the library’s amazing services and resources with neighbors;
- Build community support for the library system through neighborhood and city-wide advocacy;
- Raise critical funds to help support library programming locally and across the District;
- Volunteer time and share their expertise with libraries;
- Connect with others and make new friends who are passionate about their communities!
The Friends of the DC Public Library work hard to improve equity and allow libraries across the city to bring in exciting events, foster creativity, engage with learners of all ages and so much more. See how the Friends of the Library make an impact by watching the video below!
How to Become a Friend
Your library needs you! You can begin making a positive impact on your community by joining the Friends of the Library today.
Friends of DC Public Library Groups
There are Friends groups for neighborhood libraries as well as the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. To learn more about each Friend group click on the name of a neighborhood library:
*For information about joining the Friends of the Center for Accessibility, contact: 202-727-2142 or DCPLaccess@dc.gov.