Join or Donate

Your membership includes

  • Our quarterly newsletter, Library Leaves, bringing you the latest on Friends' projects in each branch, and the challenges facing our libraries (as well as their successes)

  • Advance notice of used book sales

  • News about ballot initiatives and other important legislative efforts

  • Announcements of volunteer opportunities at The Book Place

  • An invitation to the Friends' annual meeting and program

  • The satisfaction of knowing that your contribution directly supports our libraries

You may DONATE, JOIN, OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP securely online via GiveDirect.

IF YOU PREFER, you may download a PRINTABLE MEMBERSHIP FORM and mail it to us with your check. Address is on the form.


When you join, you may choose to become a member of the County Friends, in which case your contribution will be shared with all 10 branches of the Marin County Free Library, or you may designate a local chapter. When you designate a chapter, half of the first $50 is shared with the County Friends to pay for county wide programs such as Summer Learning, Community Events, and more. Any amount over $50 stays with the local chapter.

When you join, you may designate one of these chapters:

Friends of the Civic Center Library
Friends of the Corte Madera Library
Friends of the Fairfax Library
Friends of the Marin City Library
Friends of the Novato Libraries