Friends of the Library

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Friends of the Library 50th Anniversary Essay contest. The winners of the contest are:

  • Child Category: Madelyn F.
  • Teen Category: Ellie M.
  • Young Adult Category: Gloria C.
  • Adult Category: Sarah R.
  • Senior Category: Mike K.

You can read all of the winning essays here.

The Friends of the Fairfield County District Library is a nonprofit, educational organization of people who love libraries. The Friends support the library in many ways including volunteering, sponsoring special events and programs, and operating the used bookstore Books & Such. The Friends of the Library also promote community awareness of library services and serve as advocates for adequate funding for public libraries.

Good libraries need good friends. You can become a Friend of the Fairfield County District Library for as little as $5 a year. Print, complete and mail the application, along with your membership dues, to:

Friends of the Fairfield County District Library
219 N. Broad St.
Lancaster, OH 43130-0837

The Garret Players are an offshoot of the Friends of the Fairfield County District Library. They perform free staged-readings on the 3rd floor of the Main Library with donations to the Friends of the Library accepted.

Amazon Smile

Want an easy way to help the library? If you use Amazon, by accessing it through this link you can sign up and Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase to the Friends of the Library! It’s the same Amazon you’d get through, Amazon Smile just lets you easily contribute to a cause you believe in.

To add an organization, use the search bar to search for “Friends of the Fairfield County District Library.”

Once you select it, that’s it! Just bookmark Amazon Smile and remember to use that link when you shop at Amazon.

When you sign up, Amazon will suggest that you install a browser plugin that is supposed to make accessing Amazon Smile easier. It doesn’t. Just bookmark Amazon Smile to easily get back to it and shop like you normally would!

We appreciate your contributions!