Become a Member

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You become a Library VIP when you are a Friend of the Houston Public Library. Your membership fuels innovative opportunities to make an impact on Houston and connects you to exciting special events and exclusive activities.

Friends of the Library memberships engage caring individuals to the causes of literacy, workforce development, technological access and instruction, and so much more. Your sustaining membership contains special benefits and invitations to reserve events. The experience is yours to explore. Membership begins at $15 a month.

Friends of the Library memberships benefit the Friends Warehouse and give you access to exceptional books and resources. Beyond the Big Bargain Book Sale, a Friend has special access to the Pop Up book sales, where they have first pick of the myriad of resources. Find your favorite author. Find a piece of history. Each sale has new material before they are sorted for other sales opportunities.

Read Books With a Purpose

Are you looking for your next great read? You will be amazed at the selection and the bargain pricing at the Friends Book Sales. Every purchase helps support library programs and initiatives that help the community.

Donate your gently used books or even host a book drive and help fuel the process! The more books that are available the more impact they have on the community.