The Friends of the Lexington Main Library is a non-profit, volunteer organization that supports the Lexington Main Library in Lexington, South Carolina.

Lexington Main Public Library

Through membership dues, book sales, gift shop sales, and special fund-raising activities, the Friends provide funding for non-budgeted library projects and programs.

Currently, the Friends of the Lexington Main Library support the Lexington Main Library by…
  • Financially supporting the annual Summer Reading Program for children.
  • Sponsoring the annual Summer Reading Kick Off Party.
  • Sponsoring the annual American Girl Doll Celebration.
    Funding many of the Youth Services programs for children and teens.
  • Sponsoring the Lexington Main Library's professional librarians participation in the South Carolina Library Association.
  • Underwriting a substantial portion of the library system's annual In-Service Staff Education Day.
  • Staffing the Friends Corner Gift Shop.
  • Holding fund-raising events throughout the year.
In the past the Friends of the Lexington Main Library have supported the Lexington Main Library by…
  • Purchasing a marquee sign for the front of the library.
  • Commissioning and funding the “Circle of Friends” statue in front of the library.
  • Assisting in providing for the furnishings in the South Carolina Room.
  • Establishing a South Carolina Room fund for collecting materials of local interest and history.
  • Purchasing a photocopier and two microfilm reader/printers.
  • Designing and installing the “Hand Print Tiles” in the library's foyer and Youth Services Department.
  • Establishing the Friends Corner Gift Shop.
Our Most Recent Project!

2016 Scholarship Winners
Denise H. Bedenbaugh Scholarship Winners
Misty Smith from White Knoll High School and Maria Chiarel from Lexington High School

 

Ribbon Cutting

A Space for the Next Generation - Friends of Lexington Main Library
How their vision to create a collaborative community space for children, teens and families came to life with their Youth Services Technology area.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Video

Mary Alick Monroe Event

NY Times Bestselling Author
Mary Alic Monroe

   
Book Sale

Friday, September 2nd - Sunday September 4th
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