Welcome to the Friends of the Durham Library

We are a group of volunteers that provides support to Durham County Library.

FODL is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization which helps fund programs, services, and materials for Durham County Libraries. The Friends also provides educational support for library staff. You can help by becoming a member, making purchases at our Books Among Friends bookstore, and by donating gently used books and other materials.


What We Do

In our long history, we’ve raised more than $1 million for the library through book sales and memberships. Hundreds of Friends contribute annually and many actively volunteer their time, as well. The Friends received statewide recognition with the 2005 Frances B. Reid Award “for outstanding service to their library and their community.”

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