About the Friends of the Sonoma Valley Library

The Friends of the Sonoma Valley Library is a non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to raising funds in support of the Library.   

Since 2000 the Friends have raised over $600,000 from quarterly book sales, memberships and donations.    Dave_at_library.JPG

  • Almost $400,000 has been spent in purchasing furnishings, computer hardware, tables, chairs, funding additions to collections, sponsoring programs, and subscribing to periodicals such as Value Line and The New York Times.

  • Friends funded a recent purchase for a large number of Spanish language titles for children and young readers.

  • In 2012 Friends contributed $100,000 towards the major renovation of the Library.  

  • Friends sponsor and support ongoing programs such as Summer Reading Programs, musical, author and poetry readings and theatrical performances at the Library.

  • A List of Friends contributions to the Library for the past three years is here.