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Friends of the Library

Volunteer Program

Friends of the Library welcomes newcomers to the group and invites interested library supporters to pick up a membership brochure at either of the two library branches. As a Friends’ member and volunteer you will gain the personal satisfaction of making a valuable contribution to your community.

Book Sale

We are unable to accept donations for the Book Sale at this time.

The Friends of the Library host a weekly book sale at the Quinte West Public Library. 

Book Sale Hours:

Monday:                                     4:00 pm – 7:00 pm 
Tuesday:                                     10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Thursday:                                   10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Saturday (Last of the month):  10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Friends of the Quinte West Public Library is a volunteer, non-profit group that was started in 1993 and has been actively supporting and advocating for the library since that time. Since its inception the Friends have donated over $100,000 for books and materials to the library. We are very proud of the efforts of so many volunteers over the years. Our goal is to enhance the library’s collection by providing materials which are not covered by the annual budget. Each year the library staff prepares a ‘Wish List’ of materials that are needed. Friends’ executives review this “Wish List” and try to provide some of these items.

For more information please contact Tanya: 613-827-0775

Book Club - Reading with Friends

“Reading with Friends” is an adult book club sponsored by Friends of the Library.

We meet on the first Friday of every month (Sept. ~ June) at 10 a.m. in the Multi-purpose Room at the Trenton branch. Our members select books and we have many interesting discussions enhanced by coffee and muffins.

For more information contact our facilitator, Billie at (613) 392-5773