Support Us

Support Us!

Help support us through our mission of life-long learning by becoming a Friend, donating to our Endowment Fund, or become a volunteer!

The mission of Avon Lake Public Library is to connect the community to the world of knowledge, information, entertainment, and experience through life-long learning.

Books • Movies • Music  And More!

The Friends of Avon Lake Public Library are excited to be hosting their first outdoor tent book sale this spring! After two successful winter book donation drives, we have an abundance of books and DVD’s looking for new homes! 

Typically held twice a year, this year’s book sale will not only be outdoors, but masks, social distancing, and a browsing limit will be required during shopping hours for the safety of the public as well as volunteers.

Exact Change, Check, Credit Card Accepted

Face masks will be required for entry

Social distancing will be encouraged

Tent will be limited to 20 people at a time

One hour time limit

Disposable gloves and hand sanitizer provided

All proceeds benefit the Friends of Avon Lake Public Library which help support ALPL programs, materials, events, and services.

Become a Friend Today!

The Friends of Avon Lake Public Library are dedicated to bringing a wide range of programming that enriches the lives of our community and promote literacy.

Individual/ Senior Friend

$10 per Year

Family of Friends

$15 per Year

A Good Friend

$25 per Year

A Very Good Friend

$50.00 per Year

A Generous Friend

$100.00 per Year

A One Time Gift

Other Amount

Who Are The Friends?

Friends of Avon Lake Public Library is a member-supported nonprofit organization that advocates, fundraises and provides support for the Library. We provide the community with opportunities to invest in the success of the Library by donating funds or by donating time through volunteering.

Membership Benefits

• Advanced registration to Friends programs.

• Discounted admission to Friends programs.

• Admission to Friends exclusive events
including Semi-Annual Book Sale Presale event.

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Endowment Fund

The Avon Lake Public Library Endowment Fund is held by the Community Foundation of Lorain County. The fund works in perpetuity for the benefit and sustainability of the Library. As the principal grows, so grows the earned interest, which is available to the Library for funding special projects outside of its General Fund. All contributions are welcome and are tax deductible.

Thank you for your support.
Click here for the donation form

Become a Volunteer!

Adult Volunteers

Interested in Volunteering at the Avon Lake Public Library?

Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming an Avon Lake Public Library volunteer. Once you complete the form, return to staff at our Circulation Desk.

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Teen Volunteers

We're now looking for and taking applications for Volunteens!

Download an application here or pick one up at the Circulation Desk and Start making a difference today!

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