Friends of the Library

Friends of the Library

Welcome! The Friends of the Council Bluffs Public Library is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports the programs and services of the library. You can help your library by attending our annual book sale, visiting our book store or volunteering at our bookstore located in the library. Follow us on Facebook to keep updated on Friends events.

By joining the Friends, you will help support programming at the library, as well as staff training and development. You will be invited to participate in exclusive Friends activities and events. Come in and fill out a membership form or join online using PayPal below.

Become a Member

Contact Friends of the Library

712.323.7553 (ext. 4007)

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Each fall the Friends sponsor a massive book sale held at the Council Bluffs Public Library. This event is free and open to the public, and proceeds support library programs and services. Members of the Friends enjoy special, exclusive pre-sale entrance. Interested in volunteering? Call 712-323-7553 (ext. 4006) or fill out our volunteer application.

The Friends of the Library Bookstore at the front of the library features great books at low prices. Stop in to see our current selection of new books! The bookstore is staffed by volunteers, and hours are subject to change. The store is usually staffed Monday 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Tuesday 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM, Thursday 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, Friday 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM and Saturday 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.