The Friends of Coeur d’Alene Public Library are a group whose purpose is to foster closer relations between the library and the citizens of Coeur d’Alene by promoting knowledge of the resources, services and needs of the library. Through their activities and projects, the Friends’ provide volunteer services and raise funds for special needs beyond the library budget. The Friends membership donates their time to raise money for the library primarily through Second Story Books, the volunteer-run used bookstore in the library lobby. The Friends additionally raise funds though their annual membership dues, which are renewed annually January 1 through December 31. Dues include:
  • Individuals: $10.00
  • Family: $25.00
  • Student: $5.00
  • Business: $100.00
The Friends of the Library are recognized as a 501 c (3) organization by the IRS. Friends membership applications can be picked up at the library or printed by clicking here. The Friends typically meet on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 10:30 a.m.