Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Library is a 501(c)(3) non-profit group of Lincolnwood residents who take pride in the library and support library efforts.

The Friends of the Lincolnwood Library are volunteers who work to enhance library services, programs and resources. Our goal is to promote membership, increase community participation and sponsor special events.

Your membership matters. Through your donations to our fundraising efforts, the Friends of the Library is able to provide library materials, equipment and programs, such as:

  • Children’s online resources
  • Musical Storytimes on Wednesdays
  • Summer Reading prizes

Friends Events and Activities

Over the years, the Friends have participated in fundraising events as well as participating in events to support the activities of the library and the Lincolnwood community. Some past events include:

  • Used Book Sale
  • Membership Appreciation Events
  • Summer Reading Program
  • …and other special events throughout the year.


If you would like to volunteer by participating in any of the Friends events or activities, please contact the Friends at

Looking to make a Donation?

Please make checks payable to the Friends of the Lincolnwood Library. Checks may be mailed to the library or dropped off during normal business hours.