Become a member

Membership Levels

  • $1000 Lifetime 
  • $250 Sponsor
  • $100 Sustaining Member 
  • $50 Donor 
  • $25 Individual

Friends sponsored events

  • Author Visits
  • Lincoln at the Library Lecture Series
  • Gallery Exhibits
  • Continuing Education for Library Staff
  • Summer Learning Program

The Friends of the Allen County Public Library, a non-profit, membership organization, has a common concern for the library's expansion and participation in community life. Since 1981, the Friends of the Allen County Public Library has made significant contributions to the steady growth of the library and its services to the community.

The Friends rely on membership contributions to sustain programs and support the library. By being a member, each individual contributes to the tradition of excellence in library service that we all enjoy and appreciate. Gift memberships are available. 

To become a member, click here. (This will open a secure link to our on-line gift processing page, hosted by our technology partner SofterWare, Inc.) 

Membership Benefits

  • Advanced notice of book sales, author visits and special events.
  • Behind the scenes tour of the Allen County Public Library.
  • One on one consultation with a member of our Genealogy Center staff is offered at the $250 level and above.
  • The joy of knowing that you are supporting the Allen County Public Library's mission of enriching the community through lifelong learning and discovery.