The Friends of the Irving Public Library is a nonprofit organization of individuals dedicated to supporting and enhancing the library. The Friends accomplish this mission, in part, by supplementing the Library's annual materials budget, providing funds for thousands of additional books and AV materials each year.
The Friends also enrich library services by...
funding speakers and amenities for special events
sending staff members to training and conferences
providing staff recognition awards
special purchases of equipment and furniture
Membership benefits include...
Early admission to the Annual Friends of the Library Used Book Sale
Tax deductible contribution to the Friends
Admission to the monthly first Wednesday book sale
Receive the quarterly eNewsletter, LibraryLine
Volunteer opportunities to support the Friends and the Library
Association with other Friends who are dedicated to supporting the Irving Library
Contribution to keeping Irving Library System among the best in the metroplex
As a friend, you will have admittance to Members Only Preview Night at the Annual Book Sale and receive invitations to special events such as author programs and readings.
Membership dues are collected annually:
Individual membership - $15.00
Family membership - $25.00
Patron membership - $100.00
Life membership - $250.00 (individuals and families)
Corporate membership - $1,000.00
Dues and contributions to the Friends are tax deductible.
Grocery discount cards
If you shop at Tom Thumb, you can request that your Reward Card be linked to the Friends through the Good Neighbor Program. All you have to do is give the cashier your Reward Card and the Friends’ Good Neighbor number (4144), and a percentage of your Reward Card savings are automatically recorded to the Friends’ account. Once your card has been linked to the Friends, just give your card to the cashier at the beginning of each transaction.
Volunteers are always needed for the annual book sale to help with sorting and preparing materials.
The Friends always welcome new and gently used book donations. Bring your donations to any Irving Library.
Buy books, support the Friends
Use the link on the right side to make purchases from Amazon. A portion of the sale goes directly to the Friends.