Mission Statement

Friends of the Library Mission Statement
The mission of the Friends of the Dallas Public Library is to:
  • Coordinate the efforts of all groups and individuals interested in the Dallas Public Library
  • Encourage donations, gifts or memorials of funds to the Library
  • Raise funds to purchase items needed by the Library which are not covered by the City Budget
  • Sponsor and stimulate volunteer service for the Dallas Public Library
Projects & Events the Friends Help to Support
  • Book Sales
  • Author Visits
  • Conversation Programs
  • Children's Weekly Storytimes
  • Teen Programs
  • Library Open House
  • National Library Week Celebration
  • Summer Reading Program
  • Memorial, Celebration, & Volunteer Appreciation Books
  • Cultural "Go" Passes