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The Friends of the Library meet the second Wednesday of each month (except book sale months) at 5:30 pm in the Buffalo Mountain Room at the County Commons building in Frisco. We discuss fundraising events, programs and various opportunities to support our library. Contact the Friends president, Mark, or Library Director, Joyce, for more information. Everyone is welcome!

The Friends of the Library hosts three large book sales per year in April, August and December in the Buffalo Mountain and Mt. Royal Rooms at the County Commons building in Frisco. In addition, the South Branch library holds a mini-book sale annually in July. All three libraries have ongoing book sales with all funds going to the Friends of the Library.

The Friends is a nonprofit all-volunteer group originally organized in Summit County in 1960 and incorporated in 1977. The status of 501(c)3 was obtained in October 1978.

Mission Statement

  • To increase public awareness, use, and support of libraries.
  • To provide financial assistance by purchasing special items in support of library programs.
  • To sponsor programs designed to add to the cultural life of Summit County.

The Friends sponsor programs throughout the year, including special children's events, visiting authors, contests and a travel slideshow series in the Blue River Room of the North Branch Library in the winter.

The Friends also fund the Teen Summer Reading Program and Adult Reading Programs at all three library locations.

Contact any library location for details on any of these programs or check our Upcoming Events.

Volunteer

Volunteers are always needed and greatly appreciated. We have on site volunteer opportunities and numerous times available. For more info call: 970-668-5555.

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Become A Member

To become a member of the Friends of the Library simply request a membership application at one of our locations or download one here.

Membership Application

Amazon Smiles

Choose Amazon & Bring Smiles to the Library. Amazon will donate 0.50 of the purchase price of eligible Amazon products to the Summit County Library Foundation when you choose us at:

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Support Us

Click on the Pay Pal button below to donate to the Friends.

Ongoing Book Sales

Book Sales

The following locations have reduced book sales:

  • All three Summit County Library locations
  • Second Tracks, Wilderness Sports Consignment in the Summit Place Shopping Center
  • Red Buffalo Coffee at the Silverthorne Town Center

Annual Book Sale Events

The Friends of the Library holds three book sale events each year in the Buffalo Mountain Room of the County Commons in Frisco. The book sales take place in April, August, and December. The December sale includes a fabulous bake sale. Check the website calendar for dates and times.

All book sales raise funds to support the many programs and projects the Friends of the Library sponsors on behalf of the community and the Summit County Library.

Donations are accepted all year round at any Summit County Library. Please do not bring old textbooks, old reference books, or Reader's Digest Condensed Books. After removing the covers, these may be recycled with paper.

Current and Future Events

Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting

November 8, 2017 5:30 pm

Location: Main Library, 0037 Peak One Drive, Frisco, CO

The Friends of the Library meet the second Wednesday of each month at 5:30 pm in the Buffalo Mountain Room at the County Commons building in Frisco. We discuss fundraising events, programs and various opportunities to support our library. Everyone is welcome!

End of the Adult Fall Reading Program: I Read Past My Bedtime

November 9, 2017

Location: All Three Summit County Libraries

Turn in your Bingo Sheet by the end of the day today at any of the three Summit County Libraries for the Adult Fall Reading Program, “I Read Past My Bedtime.” You will be entered into a drawing for a Grand Prize Basket filled with gift cards and goodies.

2018 Travel Slide Show Schedule

The Friends of the Summit County Library invite residents and visitors to this year’s Travel Slide Show Series. As always, the presenters will showcase their photography and share their own travel stories to great places on earth.

Each slide show begins at 7:00 pm in the Blue River Room in the North Branch Library, 651 Center Circle, Silverthorne. Please contact us if you are interested in participating in our 2018 Schedule, please contact Monica at 970-668-4280.