Friends of the Library

Join and support Friends of the Library!

What a difference a Friend makes! Through volunteering and financial support, the Friends have made possible:

  • Programs for children, teens, and adults
  • Support for the Summer Reading Club
  • The 100th Birthday Party for the library
  • The annual Plainfield Garden Tour
  • The Arts Gala
  • The purchase of supplies and equipment for the library

Friends of the Library Mission

Our mission is to support and supplement library programs, with consideration to meeting the needs of the whole community.

Friends Of The Library Goals

  • Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with the Board of Trustees.
  • Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with the library staff.
  • Operate the Friends of the Library autonomously and in a businesslike manner.
  • Ensure accountability of the Friends’ Board to their membership.
  • Network with other Friends groups to share ideas and information.
  • Identify and define current membership.
  • Institute consistent communication with our membership.
  • Increase membership and recruit additional board members.
  • Explore options for better PR and media coverage for events and activities sponsored by the Friends of the Library.


  • Ruth Dickinson
  • Nancy Brandenburg
  • Norma Ebert
  • Karen Gooding
  • Mary Ann Hamilton
  • Susan Jones
  • Jasraj Sandhu
  • Mark Vickery
  • Cindy Whicker
  • Margie Wilson

2020 Book Sales

2020 Book Sale Dates:

  • February 26-March 1
  • May 13-17
  • July 29-August 2
  • October 7-11
  • December 2-6

Days and Hours

  • Wednesdays: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Regular Price)
  • Thursdays: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Regular Price)
  • Fridays: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Regular Price)
  • Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Half Price Day)
  • Sundays: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. (Bag of Books $5)

More Info

Annual Membership Rates
  • Individual Membership: $15
  • Family Membership: $25
  • Supporting Membership: $50
  • Sustaining: $100+
How to Become A Friend

Please fill out this form. You can also call the Friends of the Library at 839-6602 ext. 2198.

Friends Of The Library Brochure

Do you have questions about Friends of the Library?

The library staff would be happy to direct you in the right direction to connect with Friends of the Library!

Due to the rise of COVID-19 cases in the county, beginning Monday, November 30, we will operate on reduced hours and with limited access to the building. Click here for complete details about the services offered.  Have questions? Email us at or call us 317-839-6602.