Founded in 1980, the Friends of Washoe County Library is a member-supported 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to advocating, fundraising, and providing support for Washoe County Library System.
We offer the community achance to invest in the success of the Library by donating funds or volunteering. We raise money and our voices to ensure a first-class public library for Washoe County residents.
From our Board of Directors, our enthusiastic members, and our generous donors, to our extraordinary volunteers and the thousands of people who benefit from the free programs and art galleries supported by the Friends of Washoe County Library, we are what the name implies: a collection of committed and caring friends, committed to a shared vision of a free public library that will remain accessible to all for generations to come.
The Friends of Washoe County Library welcomes donations of quality used books, DVDs, CDs, audio books, paperbacks, large print books, fiction, non-fiction, and current software. Donations may be brought to our new warehouse location, next to Sierra View Library in Reno Town Mall. Donations should be brought to the back of the mall.
Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 am – Noon
4001 South Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89502
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Two boxes of books or fewer are accepted during business hours at any branch of Washoe County Library. There, they will be evaluated for quality and put to good use supporting library services. Some will wind up on library shelves, others may be sold at the Friends’ Secondhand Prose bookstore in the Northwest Reno Library, and others will be offered during our booksales. Donations are accepted during business hours at the Friends Warehouse. All books donated directly to the Friends of Washoe County will be offered for public sale. Please call 324-5522 to arrange large donations.
Friends of Washoe County Library
PO Box 7103
Reno, NV 89510-7103
|Vice President||Dan Erwine|
|Directors||Sue Durst, Dan Erwine, Vivienne R. French, Sheree Garcia, Mary Jones, Keith Judson, John Ramos, Sunny Solomon, Sheryl Stopper, and Kyle Waxman..|
|Library Board Liaison||Mark Brant
|WCLS Liaison||Beate Weinert
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