During these uncertain times, how can we help?

As the world leader in volunteerism we feel a responsibility to unite our broader community, and to use this moment to become stronger.

See below to access our COVID-19 Resource Hub, and to explore our growing directory of COVID-19-specific and virtual volunteering opportunities.
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Mission Statement

The Friends of The Seattle Public Library is a non-profit, grassroots organization dedicated to promoting our Library as an essential institution of society. Our volunteer members advocate, educate, and raise funds on behalf of the Library, its patrons, and the larger Seattle community.


The FriendShop is the gift shop located in The Seattle Public Library run by the Friends. The shop is 300 sq ft of fun items for book-lovers, tourists and local shoppers. The shop is staffed by 3 managers and 22 volunteers. To visit our shopping site see www.efriendshop.org


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by Katherine C. (January 12, 2016)
Easy people to work with, customer interaction, and being inside the library are all wins in my book. ;)