The Friends of the Library are accepting donations during open hours
at the North Branch in Silverthorne & the South Branch Library in Breckenridge.

Looking for some affordable online shopping options? Check out some great gifts and support the Friends at the same time:

The Friends of the Library meet the second Wednesday of each month (except book sale months) See calendar for time and location. We discuss fundraising events, programs and various opportunities to support our library. Contact the Friends president, Janet for more information. Everyone is welcome!

All three library locations have large booksales 3 times a year, as well as 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

Through advocacy, funding, and volunteer support, The Friends assists the Summit County Libraries in fulfilling its mission of giving everyone in our community a welcoming environment and opportunities to search, connect, and enjoy lifelong learning. 

The Friends sponsor programs throughout the year, including special children's events, visiting authors, contests and a travel slideshow series in the winter. The Friends also fund the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, Teen Summer Reading Program and Adult Programs at all three library locations. Contact any library location for details on any of these programs or check our Upcoming Events.

Access the Friends of the Library 2020 bylaws here.


Volunteers are always needed and greatly appreciated. We have on site volunteer opportunities and numerous times available. For more info email Janet.

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Support Us

Donate using PayPal below, drop a check off at one of our 3 locations, or mail a check to:
Friends of the Summit County Library
P.O. Box 85
Frisco, CO 80443


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:

Become a Member

Click on the PayPal button below to join the Friends of the Summit County Library by selecting your Membership Level. Or you are welcome to drop off or mail an application: Friends of the Summit County Library, P.O. Box 85, Frisco, CO 80443

Membership Levels

Membership Application

Ongoing Book Sales

Book Sales

The following locations have used book sales:

  • All three Summit County Library locations
  • Red Buffalo Coffee at the Silverthorne Town Center

Annual Book Sale Events

The Friends of the Library holds three book sale events each year. The book sales take place in April, August, and December. The December sale includes a fabulous bake sale. Check the website calendar for location, 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.

*Teachers can show their teacher ID to receive free books from the Friends ongoing book sales.

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. Learn more on our material donations page.

Yearly Travel Slide Show Schedule: January through Marchrwanda_amy slideshow.jpg


The Friends of the Summit County Library invite residents and visitors to an annual Travel Slide Show Series. Presenters showcase their photography and share their own travel stories to great places on earth.

View a flyer of our 2021slideshows here. 

  • Watch the 2021 travel series on our YouTube Channel here.

View a flyer of our 2020 slideshows here.

View a flyer of our 2019 slideshows here.

View a flyer of our 2018 slideshows here.

If you are interesting in presenting in 2022, please contact Sarah Hulsey at