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. The Friends hold large book sales 3 times a year, as well as ongoing book sales with all funds going to the Friends of the Library. 

Contact the Friends president, Janet for more information. Everyone is welcome!

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. 

Looking for some affordable online shopping options? Check out some great gifts and support the Friends at the same time: (The credit card minimum is $10.00) Or you are welcome to purchase in-person with Venmo, cash or check.

The Friends of the Library are accepting book donations during open hours at all 3 locations. Learn what they accept here.

Mission Statement

Through advocacy, funding, and volunteer support, Friends assists the Summit County Library in fulfilling its mission.

The Friends sponsor programs throughout the year, including special children's events, visiting authors, contests, a book club tea and a travel series in the winter. The Friends also fund 1000 Books Before Kindergarten,Summer Reading performers and literacy kits at all library locations. Check our Upcoming Events for details on any of these programs.

Access the Friends of the Library May 17, 2024 bylaws here.

Memorial & Honor Gifts

The Friends of the Summit County Libraries are now offering a way to remember, thank or honor a special person or mark a milestone event. When you purchase a bookplate valued at $100 each, the library will inscribe the name of the person of your choice in a Summit County Library book. You will also receive a sustaining membership to the Friends of the Library with your donation.

Please follow the steps to complete your application.

1. Click on this Bookplate Link to start the process.
2. Scroll down to the Become a Member section below and select the Sustaining Memberto complete your application.


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

Learn More

Support Us

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

or Venmo @FriendsofSummitLibrary

Newspaper Digitization Donations

Donate to support our digization project to add copies of the Summit Daily onto the Colorado Historical Newspaper Collection.

Historic Newspapers Online Donations

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 to: Friends of the Summit County Library, P.O. Box 85, Frisco, CO 80443

Membership Application

Membership Levels

Ongoing Book Sales

Book Sales

The following locations have used book sales:

  • Main Library (37 Peak One Dr., Frisco)
  • South Branch Library (103 S. Harris St., Breckenridge)
  • North Branch Library (651 Center Circle Silverthorne, CO)
  • 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 2024 book sales will take place at the Community and Senior Center on April 5-6, August 16-17 and Dec 6-7.  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 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.

Annual Travel Series schedule: January through Marchw trek 1.png


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

View a flyer of our 2024 series here.
View a flyer of our 2023 series here.
View a flyer of our 2022 series here.

Watch the 2021& 2022  travel series on our YouTube Channel here.

View a flyer of our 2021series here. 

If you are interesting in presenting in 2025, please contact Sarah Hulsey at