Recent Events
and Programs

Library patrons browsing the selection at a book sale

Friends Book Sale

Friends host booksales at each of the branch libraries. Books come from donations from the public, and volumes removed from the collections for a variety of reasons. Sales are ongoing, but special booksale events are also held. See photos from our sale at Meadowbrook. Books can be dropped off at any library. Read our guidelines for book donations.

Some of the more valuable books are also being sold online at ebay You can purchase these books at a 20% discount by contacting

To see books currently on sale, click here:

Coffee at the Library

The Friends sponsors a coffee cart at the Blacksburg Library as a service to library patrons.The special coffeemaker lets you choose the coffee type (we also have some teas available) and then makes each cup fresh. Cost is 1$, payable to the front desk. Take your coffee on the road in one of our Friends travel mugs while you support the library($10 for a high quality mug).