San Luis Obispo Friends of the Library

Supporting the SLO Library, its community and the SLO Community

Our Mission

Preserve and enhance library services and materials to meet the diverse and changing needs of the community.

Our Goals

  • To raise public awareness of the library’s role in the community.
  • To raise funds and promote gifts, endowments, and bequests.
  • To advocate measures that will help preserve and enhance library services and programs.
  • To provide support to the SLO Library, its community and the SLO community.
  • To promote and support volunteer services to the SLO library.


Our Recent Accomplishments

  • Funding for Library Projects – $37,000+ for 2013-2014
  • Applied for and received a $19,000 grant for the Library
  • Provide DVDs for Rent
  • Sponsor the In-School Reading Project
  • Sponsor Library’s Children Program
  • Provide Reading Kits for Book Clubs – “Book Club in a Box”
  • Provide book bags for child card holders
  • Sponsored Library Atrium Mural
  • And much more . . .

Can We Do More?

Yes, but only if we have more resources. We can only do more with your help. We can give more to the SLO Library when we have more.

  • More money.
  • More books, DVDs, magazine, etc.
  • More volunteers.
  • More minds focusing on how to help.

You Can Help

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