Market Street Pub Friends & Family Night
Mar 1

Market Street Pub Friends & Family Night

  • McMenamins Market Street Pub

Join us for a festive Friends & Family Night at McMenamins Market Street Pub in downtown Portland. You can eat, drink, and support your local library all at the same time. 50% of the evening's proceeds will go to the Friends of the Multnomah County Library. 

While not required, reservations can be made for groups of 5 or more and the pub can accommodate parties of up to 20. Call (503) 497-0160 to book a table!

Spring Used Book Sale
Apr 24

Spring Used Book Sale


Friday, April. 21, 6pm-9pm

Join online today or at the sale. We’ll have a roster of current members at the sale door. 


Saturday, April 22, 9am-9pm
Sunday, April 23, 11am-5pm
Monday, April 24, 9am-3pm

Collector's Corner Friday and Saturday only - members save 10% on Friday night only in the Collector's Corner.

Give Twice Holiday Sale @ Central Library
Dec 4

Give Twice Holiday Sale @ Central Library


Friday, December 2       10:30am – 5:30pm
Saturday, December 3   10:30am – 5:30pm
Sunday, December 4     10:30am – 4:00pm


Central Library - US Bank Room (1st floor, just inside the front doors)

Shop the Friends of the Library Annual Holiday Sale for a fantastic selection of books, cards, gifts and locally made items. Best of all, proceeds from the sale benefit the Multnomah County Library.

All Friends of the Library Members will receive 10% off of their purchases. Become a member today, or join at the sale.

Getting There:

Easy TriMet, MAX and Streetcar access

Laurelwood Pub Books for Beer
9:30 am09:30

Laurelwood Pub Books for Beer

Laurelwood Public House NE And SE Locations

5115 NE Sandy BLVD, Portland, OR
6716 SE Milwaukie AVE, Portland, OR

For the fourth consecutive year, the Laurelwood Public House & Brewery is teaming up with the Friends to support the Multnomah County Library. On Tuesday, Nov 15, bring a book to either the NE or SE Laurelwood Public house locations and receive one free beer. Any child that brings a children's book to donate will receive a free root beer! (Limit one beverage per person.)

The Pub will donate a portion of the entire day's sales to the Friends. From 5-8pm, Friends board members will be on site at both locations selling books and memberships. We hope to see you there!

9:00 am09:00



Join Friends of the Library at 2016’s Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival.  


The Friends have supported this great festival from the beginning and we are proud to be a part of Wordstock once again. This year’s festival includes author readings and discussions, family activities, concerts, and plenty of food and drink options. Drop by our booth to shop a great selection of used books and featured merchandise from the Friends Library Store.

Fall Used Book Sale 2016
Oct 24

Fall Used Book Sale 2016

We're looking for volunteers to help at our Fall Sale. Apply today!

Members Only Pre-Sale
Friday, October 21, 6-9pm

Literary Trivia Night
Saturday, October 22, 6-9pm
No host bar, prizes for winning teams!

General Sale
Saturday, October 22, 9am-9pm
Sunday, October 23, 11am-5pm
Monday, October 24, 9am-3pm