When you become a member, you join a generous and compassionate circle of Friends who recognize that public funds are scarce and libraries are vital.

Use our secure online DonorSnap form which accepts major credit cards and ACH. A receipt is immediately provided. If you would prefer to join or renew your Membership with a personal check, please print this form, fill it out, and mail with your check to:

Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library
1100 Oxley Street
South Pasadena, CA 91030

Our Suggested Giving Levels:

Storyteller: up to $49
Novelist: $50-$99
Bestseller: $100-$499
Classic: $500-$999
Epic: $1000 and above

Donate: Your financial donations to the Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library provide critical funding to purchase important materials, resources, and programs. Donate Now!

Volunteer: Send us an email at and we will contact you to discuss the possibilities.

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The Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library organization has worked diligently to increase public awareness of our unique Library and to raise funds to enhance its operations. You can help us to continue this mission by joining or renewing your membership - donations are also welcome!

Here are some of the ways that we use your dues & donations:

  • Funding technology - we are purchasing a kiosk for lending laptops or tablets to Library users

  • Strengthening services - Donations enable the Library to continue providing high-demand services, including e-books, audiobooks, and virtual programs for children & adults

  • Supporting the Community - We help fund vital community activities such as the Summer Reading Program, tween programs, and the Teen Advisory Board. We sponsor a phenomenal concert series and operate a popular books tore.

  • Supplementing the Budget - Friends' funds enablet he Library to purchase books and materials that are otherwise unaffordable.

To thank you for contributing, we offer a gift for members and donors: A Friends' annual membership or donation of $100 or more entitltes you to a Library Tote Bag! A membership or donation of $200 or more entitles you to a tote bag AND preferred seating at one of five yearly Restoration Concert Series performances.

Your membership dues or donation will make a significant difference to what is considered the heart of South Pasadena - our Library!