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The Friends of the Library work to gain community support for library activities through volunteer activities, programs and book sales.

 Support Your Library ! Join the Friends!

$20 Family, $10 Adult, $7 Student/Senior Citizen (60+)

OPL Friends Membership Benefits

  • Receive $1 off of your total purchase at each book sale and book store discount days
  • Exclusive Friends tote bag for new members

Join anytime by:

  • Listing the Friends Bookstore at the Indian Creek Library
  • Mailing completed membership form along with your payment to the library.
  • Purchasing a membership, on the spot, at any of the Friends of the Library Book Sales.

Membership is good for one year.

Friends Membership Application

Friends Book Sales

2020 Book Sale Dates

The Friends of the Library welcome book sale donations throughout the year. There are drop-off receptacles inside both libraries.  If you would like to receive a letter confirming your donations for tax purposes, pick up a form at the Information Desk.

For all the details about donating materials to the library, see our Book Donation page

Be a Friends of the Library Volunteer

The Friends of the Library would love to have your help. The Friends need volunteers to help sort donated materials, prepare materials for book sales and provide customer help during the sales. Volunteers are also needed to staff the new Indian Creek Friends of the Library Bookstore.  

Friends Volunteer Application

Friends Novel Tea

The Friends of the Olathe Public Library Novel Tea has been canceled for 2020. 

Friends Curtis Gilmore Scholarship

The Curtis Gilmore Memorial Scholarship, given by the Friends of the Olathe Public Library, honors graduating seniors who have completed 100 hours or more of volunteer work at the library. Learn more

Friends Officers 2019

  • President: Colette McGee
  • Vice President: Carolyn Romondo
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  • Secretary: Judy Thompson 
  • Treasurer: Barb Hill
  • Membership Chairperson: Carlotta Belcher
  • Book Sale Chair: Pat Pieper
  • Members at Large: 
    • Donna McCarthy
    • Kelli Polk
    • Janis Raspberry