Friends of the

Washington Public Library

The Friends of the Washington Public Library’s mission is to support and raise funds for the library. Volunteers are always needed. Please call the library for more information. 636-390-1070.

The Friends meet on the first Wednesday of each month at 4:00 PM unless otherwise announced.  Meetings are open to the public.



Annual Memberships are available at the Library. The membership year runs from January 1 through December 31. Membership levels are:


$10 Senior Citizen (Individual)

$15 Scribe (Individual)

$25 Family Membership

$25 Wordsmith

$50 Short Story

$100 Novel

$250 Classic

$500 Epic

$1000 Best Seller

$5000+ Bibliophile (Lifetime)


Ongoing Book Sale

Used books and magazines are available for purchase in the library’s front entrance hallway during all hours that the library is open.

Annual Book Sale

The annual book sale is the third weekend in September at the Washington City Auditorium, 211 High Street.

Book donations for the annual sale are now being accepted at the library during normal hours of operation.

Hardback and paperback fiction and nonfiction are accepted. We do not accept encyclopedias, textbooks, Reader’s Digest Condensed Books, National Geographic magazines or other magazines older than 2 years.  Audio-visual items are also accepted.

Washington Public Library

410 Lafayette St

Washington, MO 63090, USA

Phone: (636) 390-1070

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