Friends of the Library

A registered charity, the Friends of the Library are a voluntary, non-profit group founded in 1990 to promote programs, services and facilities of the Huntsville Public Library.

Video on what being a Friend is all about

Upcoming events

Christmas silent auction

Two weeks of silent auction on previously loved items in great condition (some unused) by the Library and the Friends. Stop by the library to sign up for a bidding number:

  • Week 1: opens Oct. 29 and closes Nov. 3
  • Week 2: opens Nov. 5 and closes Nov. 10
Annual Christmas book sale

Great books, DVDs and CDs to fill the stockings of friends and family, or a great gift for you too! This year the Annual Christmas Book Sale will begin with a two week sale of beautiful coffee tables books. This sale begin Oct. 29th. The much cherished and requested Chrismas Book Sale begins Nov. 11th.

What we do

  • Improve library collections.
  • Buy equipment such as: computers, lounge chairs, gallery hangings, etc.
  • Provide funding for performers in partnership with the Royal Canadian Legion during March Break and the summer.
  • Provide funds for capital projects, for example: shelving, technologies, etc.

How we raise funds

  • Sell books from the boutique at the front of the library.
  • Special book sales at Christmas and during the spring and summer.
  • Interest from investments.
  • Donations.

Donate to the Friends

All donations are welcome. Donations of $15 and more will receive a tax receipt. Charity registration number 888319464.

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Become a Friend

Join the Friends of the Library, new members are always welcome. Meetings are held six to eight times per year at the Huntsville Library.

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