Working to support our library!

February 19, 2023

The Friends of the Longmont Library find ourselves overwhelmed by the generosity and support of our community.  We have just had our most profitable sale in recent memory!  Thank you seems insufficient to express our gratitude to the essential volunteers, whose help make these sales possible. Mark your calendar for our next sale May 10 – 13, 2023.  Until then, fulfill your reading needs by visiting our Lobby Book Shop for the best of the best at very reasonable prices.  Credit cards are accepted.

We are grateful to the public for donating books, your donations allow us to have these sales.  Thank you to everyone who joined or renewed your Friend’s membership, your $15.00 is helpful in providing monies for library programs. A special thank you to the library employees; we are so grateful for the help extended to our book sale team.

Many of the programs that you enjoy are paid for by the Friends.   These are some of the things that the money from the sale and memberships help fund; all virtual programs; Discovery passes to the Butterfly Pavilion, Denver Botanic Gardens; Denver Firefighters Museum; Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Longmont Museum, Fort Collins Museum of Discovery, WOW! Children’s Museum and many more places to see in our area. Spring is coming, watch for the seed library and take a packet or two for your garden. The library of things includes outdoor games; tools and equipment; useful household items; technology and gadgets.

If you would like more information, please visit our website

If you would like to volunteer, send an

Thank you one and all!

The Board of the Friends

Service and Closure Information for the City of Longmont

2023 Observed City Holidays

    • New Year's Day 2023, observed Monday, Jan. 2, 2023
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 16
    • Presidents' Day, Monday, Feb. 20
    • Memorial Day, Monday, May 29
    • Juneteenth, Monday, June 19
    • Independence Day, Tuesday, July 4
    • Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 4
    • Veterans Day, observed Friday, Nov. 10
    • Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 23
    • Day After Thanksgiving, Friday, Nov. 24
    • Christmas, Monday, Dec. 25
    • New Year’s Day 2024, Monday, Jan. 1, 2024

Book Bags

$15.00 each 

Now available at the circulation desk!

The Friends are once again accepting book donations! 

                 We are unable to use magazines.

Donate inside the east entrance of the Library during open hours.

We accept all books in English and Spanish • CDs • DVDs + BluRays

Graphic Novels are especially popular.

Items must be in New/Excellent condition.

*We have a high need for Spanish/Bilingual books, DVDs, and CDs.

Any donations would be greatly appreciated!

Explore our Lobby Book Shop


  • Monday - Thursday 9am - 8pm
  • Friday - Saturday 9am - 5pm
  • Sunday 1 - 5pm

Click here for more information

"Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are."  

Mason Cooley

Friends of the Longmont Library is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization.
Friends of the Longmont Library • 409 Fourth Avenue • Longmont Colorado 80501

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