The Friends of the Bristol Public Library is an organization supporting library services and programs in our community through strengthening advocacy efforts, increasing library awareness, and providing support.

We welcome you to become a member of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library.  Just fill out the form on this page! 

Why join the Friends of the Library?  In addition to knowing that you are directly supporting the Bristol Public Library, you get: 

  • A monthly newsletter with program and event information,
  • Exclusive access to pre-sale events like Members Only night at the book sales, and early access to the Rhythm and Roots Parking Sale.
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Monthly meetings and voting privileges

Friends of the Bristol Public Library Application Form

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After you submit your application, a Paypal invoice will be sent to your email address within a few days.  You can pay the invoice on-line, mail a check to the Friends, or even drop off a check when you are next in the library.

* Note:  There is a processing fee for using Paypal, so if you pay the invoice via Paypal, your total will be either $10.86 or $16.35.


If you have any questions, please contact

Friends of the Bristol Library
701 Goode Street 
Bristol, VA  24201

Friends Book Sale – We need your help!

Help the Friends set up for the February Book Sale and get early access to all of the great deals that we will have.

We’re using (the leading online SignUp and reminder tool) to organize the volunteer sessions for the Book Sale setup.
Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:
1) Click this link to see our SignUp on FOL February Book Sale and Work Days
2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
3) Sign up! It’s Easy – you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on
Note: does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually.