Join the Friends

Everyone is welcome to join the Library Friends. Annual membership dues help enrich library programs and collections — and start at just $10:

  • $10 Single Membership
  • $15 Family Membership
  • $25 to $99 Supporting Member
  • $100+ Patron

Benefits of membership

When you join the Library Friends (or renew your annual membership), you’ll get:

  • 2 free, regular-priced books at the FriendShop Bookstore
  • Half-price savings on nearly everything  during the second week each month at the  Members’ Half-Price Sale (including specially priced items, but doesn’t apply to  online items).

To join

Complete a membership form and mail it, along with a check for your annual dues, payable to Friends of CPL, to: Champaign Public Library Friends, 200 W. Green St., Champaign, IL 61820-5193. You can also join at the FriendShop Bookstore.

Contact the Friends

To contact the Library Friends, send an email to

Get involved

The Friends need help sorting and pricing books for sale in the FriendShop and online. Cashiers are needed during shop hours.

Questions? Ask us.

FriendShop Bookstore


Questions? Ask Us.