Friends of the Library

Friends of the Library

What Do the Friends of the Library Do?

The Friends of the Puyallup Public Library is a separate 501(c)3 organization that serves to enhance and expand the resources of the Library. The Friends raise funds through memberships and the ongoing sale of books in the Friends of the Library Store.

This revenue helps to sponsor special events for children and teens in the Library, including the Summer Reading Program. The Friends of the Library also host educational and cultural programs for all ages throughout the year.


Membership fees are a key revenue component in generating dollars to meet our budget commitments. With the New Year comes our appeal to you to renew your annual membership and to encourage friends and neighbors to show their support of the Friends of the Puyallup Public Library.

You can print the Membership Form (PDF) or you may pick up one next time you visit our Library. You can also renew your membership or sign up at the PayPal link below. Your membership fee is tax deductible as the Friends of the Puyallup Library is a 501 (c) (3) tax exempt organization, tax id# 91-1108282. 


The Friends of the Library meet on the second Tuesday of the month, in the library Board room.
Have questions about the Friends of the Puyallup Public Library? Contact us via email.

Friends of the Library Bookstore

Looking for a great book to add to your own collection? The Friends' Bookstore offers materials covering a wide range of topics.  Purchases through the Friends' Bookstore provide funding that is used to sponsor and enhance the library's programming and services.

In addition to our Bookstore, the Friends' have periodic sales with a larger selection of items available.  For 2022, we have the following sales scheduled.  All events will take place at the library.

Saturday, August 20, 2022 10am - 4pm
A hand-made Christmas quilt will be raffled.  This sale coincides with the Farmer's Market held in the park.

Saturday, October 22, 2022  10am - 4pm
This sale will coincide with the NW Glass Pumpkin Patch event at the Pavilion, which features hundreds of hand-blown glass pumpkins.

Saturday, November 12, 2022 10am - 4pm
This event coincides with the Christmas glass art sale at the Pavilion.

Memorial Donations

Is there a loved one you would like to memorialize or honor with a donation in their name to the Friends of the Puyallup Public Library? The name will be recorded in our permanent Memorial Book and a note written to the family informing them of the inclusion. Because we are a nonprofit 501-c-3, we will send you a receipt for tax deduction.

Here's how it works. Write a check to the Friends of the Puyallup Public Library.

Include a note with:
  • the name of the person being so honored or memorialized
  • the address of the person or family of the person being honored
  • the name and address of the donor, so that we may send our thanks and a tax deductible receipt.
Put this information in a sealed envelope and deposit it in the red collection box located in the Friends Bookstore, on the first floor of the Puyallup Public Library.

Corporate Sponsors

A heartfelt thank you to our corporate donors!  Your generous contributions help keep the Puyallup Public Library programs engaging and fun. 

New Generations
Cornforth Carstar
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Support the Friends Financially

Help the Library. Donate to the Friends via Paypal. 
Membership Levels
  1. Amazon Smile
  2. Employer Donations
  3. Fred Meyer Rewards

Did you know you can support the library when you shop on Amazon? 

 Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to 
Friends of the Puyallup Public Library whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.
Visit the 
AmazonSmile website to donate!