Friends of the Burlington Public Library

Foster public support for an expanding library program.
Raise funds for the library through fundraisers, like the annual book sales.
Improve community awareness and use of the library.
Encourage gifts, endowment, and memorials for the library.
Notify public officials of support for libraries and library appropriations.
Direct financial assistance to the library by purchasing special items.
Sponsor classes and events for all ages.


$10 -- Member
$25-$49 -- Sustaining Member
$50-$99 -- Patron
$100+ -- Benefactor

Member Benefits

  • Support the library's mission
  • Receive the monthly library newsletter by mail
  • Get access to the used book sales during the member preview
  • Attend the Friends Annual Dinner
  • Other occasional benefits


Footnotes Used Book Store


Friends Used Book Sales 

Sales usually are held three times a year in January, May, and September on a Saturday.
Members Preview Sales are on the Friday before the sale. Memberships can be purchased at the door. 
Clearance sales are held on the Monday after the sale.
May 2023 Book Sale Dates
Member Preview on Friday, May 19th
Book Sale Saturday, May 20th
Clearance Sale Monday, May 22nd

Watch the Library's Facebook page for dates and times and for any special sales. 

Peggy Ell Butterfly Garden