Friends of the Library

  • FUND major furnishings and equipment, such as our grand piano, VCR projector, tables and chairs for tots, and PC's for all.
  • SPONSOR exciting free events, such as our outstanding jazz and classical concert series and new Children's Book Discussion Group.
  • CO-SPONSOR Museum Gallery exhibitions, programs, and receptions.
  • MAKE the Library more beautiful and functional with gifts such as plantings, pillows for the Story Steps, step stools, and meeting room tables.
  • UNDERWRITE hospitality at special meetings and events.
  • OFFER revenue producing items for sale, such as book bags, mugs, and postcards.
  • ORGANIZE AND RUN two major book sales each year, and some “minis” in between.
  • SUPPORT staff enrichment and recognition.
  • PROVIDE volunteers for special library projects.

Friends Bookstore Located in the Café

Café and Bookstore Hours:

Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 5 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Café Contact:

Phone: 914-422-6962


Friends membership levels include:

  • Benefactor $100
  • Sponsor $50
  • Patron/Family $25
  • Basic/Individual $15
  • Senior $5
    *Dues are tax deductible.
    *The Library is eligible for most matching gift programs.
    *Make checks payable to:
    The Friends of the White Plains Public Library

    Volunteers are always welcome for:

  • Book Sales
  • Special Projects
  • Hospitality
  • Mailings
  • Membership
  • Music Committee
  • Newsletter
  • Homebound Service
  • and Much More!
  • For more information contact:
    The Friends of the White Plains Public Library
    100 Martine Avenue
    White Plains, NY 10601