Join the Friends

How to Join
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  • Purchase a membership in the Chandler Booktique.
  • Membership applications are available online or at the library at the Information and Customer Service desks
  • Call the Friends office at 580-4445 to have an application mailed to your home.

Your membership card will be mailed to your home unless you purchase it at the Booktique.  We accept cash, check, credit/debit card.

Show your pride in the library and support the ongoing innovative services it provides. Join the Friends of the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library.

topeka library frontThe Friends continuously raise funds through book sales, the Chandler Booktique and our Amazon store online. The book and media sales at the library draw hundreds from the community. Friends members get special early bird access to the sale. Enjoy benefits at the popular Chandler Booktique. Get invited to events that book-lovers will adore. And get an insider’s look into the library and exciting new services and technologies yet to be unveiled to the public.

The funds we raise go toward innovations like Fairlawn and Oakland Book Lockers that provide you a quick and easy way to pick up and return library books, movies and music. Bestselling author visits are also made possible, in part, through the support of the Friends of the Library.

Friends member receives award

Make your impact on the community. Join the Friends today by filling out the application above or stop into the Chandler Booktique to sign up in person. Then get ready to brag about your participation in this beloved community institution. Share what a wonderful library we have with those around you. Our library makes it so easy.

Benefits of Membership

Book sale

  • Free admission to the Friends Night of the Book and Media Sales
  • 10% discount at the Chandler Booktique
  • Newsletters to keep you in the know
  • Invitation to the annual meeting to get insider’s access to library plans and innovations