Friends of the Library
Friends of the Library


Friends Make Us Stronger... the Friends of the Mississauga Library System is a volunteer, nonprofit citizens' organization which was established in Mississauga in 1989. Its main purpose is to promote literacy and extend the programs and services of the library system in this community. If you want information about the Friends of the Library, email them at friendsofthelibrary@rogers.com.

Charitable Registration Number: 77430 9314 RR0001

Each year, the Friends of the Mississauga Library System offer their Library Education Award to support Mississauga residents who are pursuing a career in Library and Information Science.

The Jim Wilde Library Education Award winners for 2018 are Victoria Ho and Saima Hussain.
Pictured here is Victoria being presented with a $2,000 cheque by Michael Jones, President of the Friends of the Mississauga Library System on June 21, 2018. Pictured here is Saima being presented with a $1,000 cheque by Michael Jones, President of the Friends of the Mississauga Library System on June 21, 2018.




Find A Library
Bargain hunters and booklovers take note that the Friends of the Library holds an on-going sale of adult and children's fiction and non fiction books in hardcover and paperback. Most books withdrawn from the Library or donated by the public are priced $2 or less. Book donations by the public are accepted at the Library. Funds raised support the programs and services of the Mississauga Library System.

 

Book Sales
Friends of the Library book sales feature 1000s of adult and children’s fiction and non fiction, hard cover and paperbacks. Book sales operate at all Mississauga libraries. Most books are $2. Book sales raise $90,000 each year and help distribute 100s of thousands of affordable books back into the community. Used books - at all locations. More Information.



Join the Friends
Residents are invited to join the Friends of the Library a non profit, volunteer, citizens' group established in 1989. Its main purpose is to promote literacy and extend the programs and services of the Mississauga Library System within this community. Can you spare 3 hours a month to volunteer in support of your Library? Of course you can, call the Friends' hotline at 905-615-3200 x 3604 and help make a great Library even better!

Download the Friends of the Library Membership Form




Find Us
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FOLMississauga
Our Website: 
www.folmississauga.ca

 

Featured Articles
Friends of the Library Used Book Sale
Donations may be added to the Library collection or may be given to the Friends of the Library's book sales. All proceeds go directly to the Mississauga Library.   Details

Join the Friends of the Mississauga Library System
The Friends of the Library offer several membership options.   Details

Friends of the Library Executive Board
The Executive board members of the Friends of the Mississauga Library System.   Details

Friends of the Library change lives around the world
Fall 2007, the Friends of the Library donated 500 gently used books to a school in the Philippines.   Details

Friends Support Individuals and Organizations
Friends of the Mississauga Library System support the efforts of individuals and organizations.   Details

Volunteer for the Friends of the Library
Volunteer for the Friends of the Library   Details

Mission Statement
The Friends of the Missisauga Library System have multiplied the community's support for the Library.   Details

Fundraising - Activities
The Friends of the Mississauga Library System raise funds in support of the Mississauga Library System through many ongoing and special activities.   Details

Fundraising - Years in Review
"Helping make a great library even better - for 26 years"! How the Friends funds have been spent over the years at the Mississauga Library System.   Details

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