Friends of WPL

Join the Friends

Friends of Wheaton Public Library was started in 2003 to support the library and its mission. 

Anyone can become a member by filling out the application and paying the annual dues, which range from $5 for Students to $50 for Best Friends.  Membership dues, along with money raised from the annual sales and Book Nook purchases, directly benefit the library, including

  • Story House Marsh
  • Sunday Concerts
  • Summer reading incentives
  • Adult and children’s programs

Volunteer!  Join our dedicated team of volunteers to work on sorting donations, stocking the Book Nook, and helping at book sales.  For more information contact friends@wheatonlibrary.org

Shop and Support the Friends

Book Nook

The Book Nook is located on the main floor of the library.  Shop for great bargains during regular library hours. Place your payment in the donation box located in the Nook.  Cash and checks payable to Friends of the Wheaton Public Library are accepted.

Annual Sales

August - Book & Media Sale
This sale features thousands books for all ages, including all genres of fiction and any nonfiction topic you can think of.  You can also shop for music on CD and LP records, movies on DVD and Blu-ray, audiobooks and video games.

November - Holiday Book & Art Sale
Start your holiday shopping early at this sale where you'll find like-new books, art prints, unique gifts and more.

Donations

Donate your gently used materials to the Friends! 

Donation bins are located in the lobby.  We accept materials for all ages, including:

  • Books
  • Audiobooks
  • DVDs and Blu-rays
  • LPs and CDs
  • Video Games

Please, no VHS tapes, cassettes, or sets of encyclopedias.

Donations must be in good condition for sale. If you wouldn’t give it to a friend, please don’t donate it to the Friends.

For questions about donations contact friends@wheatonlibrary.org