Why join the Friends?
The Friends of Berkeley County Library System is an incorporated non-profit organization of volunteers. We promote, enhance, and support the Berkeley County Library System to bring all the exciting, involving, inspiring programs our county’s residents both need…and deserve.
Support from our members and other generous donors has enabled BCLS to offer special programs that have a huge impact on our community. While public funding supports basic library operations, support from the Friends allows the library to do more for their customers. It’s what makes the difference between a good library and a great library.
Money is raised through membership fees, donations, Friends’ book sale shelves at each library, and special fundraising events. Funds from the Friends help support programs and initiatives for children, teens, and adults including the Summer Reading Program for all 6 BCLS library branches and the mobile library.
The Friends of the Berkeley County Library, Inc. is a 501(c)3 organization.