of the Irving Public Library
A Nonprofit Organization of individuals dedicated
our library by providing Advocacy, Financial Assistance,
Volunteers, to enhance
the library for all in the Irving community.
The Friends also enrich library services by:
Funding speakers and amenities for special events.
* Sending staff members
to training and conferences.
* Providing staff recognition
* Special purchases.
Become a Member,
the Irving Library
admission to the Annual Friends of the Library Warehouse Sale
in June. Tax deductible contribution
to the Friends. Admission to the first Wednesday book sale
held every month except January, June and
July. Receive the quarterly eNewsletter, LibraryLine. Volunteer
opportunities to support the Friends and
the Library. Association with other Friends who are dedicated
to supporting the Irving Library. Contribution
to keeping Irving Library System among the best in the metroplex.
What is The Friends of the Irving
is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and
enhancing the library.The Friends accomplish
this mission, in part, by supplementing
the Library's annual materials budget, providing funds for
of additional books and AV materials each year.
Can Become a Friend!
As a friend, you will have admittance to Members Only Preview
Night at the Annual Book Sale and receive
invitations to special events such as author programs and
Become a Member, Help Support
Friends of the Irving Public Library
The Friends of the Irving Public Library were honored
to receive a generous donation from BAPS Charities.
Paresh Patel presented the check to the Friends of
the Irving Public Library president, Anna Powell Walther.
The nonprofit organization is dedicated to supporting
and enhancing the library.
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Book Sales, Upcoming
The Friends sell books, music, movies and magazines
to the public throughout the year. Our warehouse is
filled with thousands of gently used donations and seldom
used items from the library's collection. Money
from sales go back to supporting the library's programs,including
Summer Reading Challenge and Irving's
Big Read, as well as new library books and subscriptions.
Upcoming book sales appear on our Adult
Programs calendar of events.
Member's Only Sales:
The Friends "members-only" book sales are held from 1 to 3
p.m. the first Wednesday of the following
months: February, March, April, May, August, September, October,
November and December.
Membership to the Friends can be purchased at the warehouse
during these sales.
The Friends hold Saturday book sales
open to the public at the Irving library locations throughout
Appearance Book Sales:
The Friends sell new books, obtained
through local retailers, at author visits to the library.
A portion of
moneyfrom books sold goes back to the organization.
of the Irving Public Library, has helped support The Irving
Friends of the Library and Irving Public Library
launches Judge Rodney Adams concept "Read While You
containing books will be placed in waiting rooms,
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Volunteer, Donate, Help
Support Our Library
Friends when Shopping
Some books are just too valuable to sell
for the typically low prices the Friends set for their book sales.
The Friends sell items of higher than usual value through Amazon.com.
the Friends at Smile.Amazon.com:
Amazon donates 5% of the price of your
eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization
of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products,
same prices, same service.
Support your charitable organization by starting your shopping at
Friends with Grocery Discount Cards:
Sign up online at Kroger
the customer service desk of your local Kroger store to designate
the Friends of Irving Public Library
as your charity of choice. Each time you shop, your Kroger receipt
will state that a portion of your
purchase will go to the Friends.
Thumb Good Neighbor Program:
of the Irving Public Library is a member of
Tom Thumb?s Good Neighbor program. Our account number is (4144).
If you already have a
Tom Thumb Reward card, take this number to the customer service
desk and ask to have it linked to
your card or
give the cashier your Reward Card and the Friends? Good Neighbor
number (4144), and
a percentage of your Reward Card savings are automatically recorded
to the Friends? account.
Once your card has been linked to the Friends, just give your card
to the cashier at the beginning of
If you do not have a Tom Thumb Reward card and would like to participate,
number on your card application.
Click on any logo for Information:
to Find out how to:
admission to the Annual Friends of the Library Warehouse Sale in
June. Tax deductible contribution to the Friends. Admission to the
Wednesday book sale held every month except January, June and July.
Receive the quarterly eNewsletter, LibraryLine. Volunteer opportunities
support the Friends and the Library. Association with other Friends
who are dedicated to supporting the Irving Library. Contribution
to keeping Irving
Library System among the best in the metroplex.
Location: Friends of Irving Public Library - 3000 Rock Island Road
- Irving, TX 75060
Mailing Address for: Friends of the Irving Public Library - P.O.
Box 152288 - Irving, Tx. 75215-2288
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