By becoming a Friends of the Durham Library member at any level, you are contributing to the wide variety of Durham County Library programs that the Friends support!
All Friends members receive
  • exclusive early entry to book sales at the Books Among Friends store when sales resume
  • the Best of Friends E-Newsletter, which includes information and updates about programs supported by the Friends, as well as access to the Best of Friends archive
  • regular emails containing information about programs supported by the Friends
  • information about volunteer opportunities with Friends of the Durham Library and the Friends Board
  • an invitation to join the Friends of the Durham Library Board’s annual meeting each June
Memberships have options of one-time payments or automatic renewal. All members can easily update payment options, membership profile, and credit card information at any time by creating a Membee profile and signing in.

Annual Memberships

Annual Memberships are one of the major contribution sources for the Friends of the Durham Library. Annual members at any level receive full membership benefits and have an option for one-time payments or automatic renewal. Annual members also have an option to add a one-time additional donation at any amount when purchasing the membership.

Annual Individual Memberships

  • Individual Membership: $15
  • Senior Membership: $10  (Valid for members age 65 and older) 
  • Youth Membership: $5  (Valid for members age 18 and under)
Annual Family Membership
  • $25 (Valid for family members living at the same physical address)
Patron Member
Patrons are among our most valued Friends members. By becoming a patron, you truly show your support for the Durham County Library and the programming the Friends support by contributing above the minimum level required for an annual membership. Patrons at every level receive full membership benefits and an option to be listed in our online Patron Directory. Patrons have an option for one-time payments or automatic renewal and can opt to change their membership level annually.
  • $100 Patron
  • $50 Patron
  • $30 Patron
Lifetime Member
Show your commitment to the Friends of the Durham Library by purchasing a Lifetime membership! Lifetime members make one payment of $375 and are never bothered with renewal payments or notices again. Lifetime members receive full membership benefits and an option to be listed yearly in our online Patron Directory.
Join by Mail
If you prefer to send us a membership application in the mail, please use this form

Thanks for becoming a Member of the Friends of the Durham Library! 

If you have additional questions about membership, call 919-907-1106 or email