About the Friends

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The Friends is a passionate 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to raise funds to support the Lafayette Public Library in Colorado. We love to share our enthusiasm for books, reading, and learning! Your support helps us achieve our mission.

Be a Library Friend

  • Contribute to your library and your community
  • Encourage literacy for children and adults
  • Contribute to Lafayette’s bright future 
  • Join the Friends today!
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You make a difference...

  • Donated items - Please read our FAQs on this page or visit the Donate & Shop page.
  • Memberships - Join the Friends.
  • Financial contributions (via credit card or PayPal, no account required)
  • Amazon Smiles - select Friends of the Lafayette Colorado Library as an Amazon Smiles donor when you to purchase Amazon items.
  • Remember the Friends of the Lafayette Colorado Library in your will or trust. Please contact us for further details.
  • Purchases at our year-round Friends Bookstore, located on the Library's main level.
  • Purchases at our quarterly Library lobby book sales.
  • Honor holidays or special occasions for friends and relatives with a gift donation or a memorial to the Friends.

Donate to the Library

  1. If you would like to support the Lafayette Public Library through a donation to the Friends of the Lafayette Library Colorado Foundation, please use the yellow "Donate" button below.(Donations are received via PayPal, but you are not required to make a PayPal account; you will be given the option to donate securely with a credit card or to log in to an existing account.)