Make a difference!
Make a difference!
How can you be a Friend?
Whether through a monetary donation or a gift of time and talent, you can make a difference. Our memberships begin as low as $10/year starting in the month you join.
Membership Benefits Include:
- Because we are a 501(c)3 organization, your membership and/or donation is tax deductible.
- Entry to Book Sale preview events and “first choice” for workers.
- Discounted tickets to select FRIENDS fundraisers.
- Invitation to attend Friend’s Annual Meeting and Local Author Meet & Greet.
Ways to help:
- Sorting, pricing, and managing the bookstore at the library
- Planning or volunteering at special events such as a community book sale, an author signing, the TLC, etc.
- Managing the membership list and communications
- Hosting membership drives or recruiting new members
- Hospitality and reaching out to members when a volunteer opportunity arises
- Updating and creating new marketing materials and maintaining public relations such as social media.
- See a full description of our committees and our upcoming events under the Volunteer Opportunities tab.
It feels so good to be a Friend!
As a member of the Friends of the Library, you will be rewarded in a thousand ways every year – with hundreds of children’s smiles as they receive their Summer Reading t-shirt and medals, the sincere appreciation from library staff for your support, and the satisfaction of knowing you make a difference to one of Berkeley County’s most important resources.
Join Today & Make a Difference!
Whether you are a member of the Friends or not, your donation is greatly appreciated. Donations to the Friends of the Berkeley County Library are fully tax-deductible.
You can make a monetary donation:
- Online with a credit card by clicking the donate button on this page.
- By placing a donation check in a Friend’s envelope at one of the library branches (drop envelope in the book sales payment box).
- Or by printing a Friends of BCLS_Monetary Donation Form and mailing it with a check to the Friends of the Berkeley County Library System, 100 Library Street Moncks Corner, SC 29461.
We accept donations of gently used books, CDs, DVDs, and other media at all 6 BCLS library branches. If you would like to donate any of these items, you do not need to complete the form below. You can take these donations directly to the library of your choice. Please note, that if space is not available at that library branch to accept the donation, the branch manager reserves the right to deny the donation until space allows.
If you would like to give a non-monetary donation, please complete the contact form below for more details and a Friend’s member will contact you to discuss your donation:
News and Announcements
- Cane Bay Library Grand OpeningJune 19, 2019 - 4:38 pm
- [Earth Day] BCLS and Sangaree Library to host Earth DayApril 12, 2019 - 1:49 am
- [Easter Scavenger Hunt] BCLS announces Easter Scavenger HuntApril 7, 2019 - 2:52 pm
- [Forum on American & French Foreign Policy] BCLS and Daniel Library to host a Forum on American and French Foreign PolicyApril 7, 2019 - 2:48 pm
- [Spring into Creativity] BCLS and Moncks Corner Library to announce Spring into CreativityApril 7, 2019 - 2:46 pm
- [VOX Books] BCLS announces arrival of VOX Books!April 7, 2019 - 2:41 pm
- [St. Stephen Library] BCLS announces Storytime at St. Stephen LibraryMarch 13, 2019 - 2:35 pm