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Elizabeth wtih man in sweaterWhat does my Friends' membership help to do?

  • Directly support and enrich library services
  • Promote early childhood literacy with "Read with Me" book bags for babies
  • Sponsor library programs for children, teens and adults
  • Operate the Friends' used book store which contributes proceeds in excess of $70,000 annually to the library's collection

Why should I join the Friends?

  • Receive the Library Connections Newsletter three times per year
  • Early Admission to most Friends' book sales
  • Discount at the Friends' Book Store

Membership Levels

Gail in Friends tshirtBook Collector $100 and over
Book Lover $50 - $99
Book Reader $25 - $49
Bookworm*/ Book Scholar** $15 - $24
 *Full-time Student/Senior over 65
 **Pre-K-12th grade teachers (including home-school)

Thank you for your membership to support the Rochester Public Library. The easiest way to contribute is to make an donation through PayPal, the most popular, respected and secure online payment system. Giving with PayPal is just like any other online purchase, and you don't even have to create an account.

Click here for a printable membership form or sign up online.

Membership renewal letters are usually mailed out in September. Thank you very much for your renewals!

Please remember to supply your email addresses for online delivery. This saves the Friends substantial postage costs. 

Friends' Newsletters

Winter 2015

winter 2015 newsletter

Fall 2014

2014 fall newsletter

Summer 2014

Newsletter Archive


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