Ways You Can Help

Thank you for helping fund adult and children’s programs, books and media, and supporting literacy and life-long learning in Brunswick CountyHere are two different ways you can help:

Join or Renew Your Annual Membership

After selecting a membership level below, you will receive our monthly newsletter, invitations to special events and potential volunteer opportunities.

Make A One Time Donation

Please select a donation amount below at your desired giving level and we'll put those funds right to work.


If you prefer to send a check, make it payable to FOLSOI, write membership or donation in the memo line and send to:

FOLSOI c/o Harper Library, 109 W. Moore Street,                Southport, NC 28461.

Note: We do not sell member email addresses. You may unsubscribe from our email list.

Who We Are

The Friends of the Library of Southport and Oak Island (North Carolina) is a non-profit, tax exempt organization registered under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and is dedicated to supporting the Southport and Oak Island Public Libraries, their missions and programs.  The Friends of the Library offers financial support for library programs, community outreach and facilities improvements, through activities such as book sales, other fundraisers and dues collection, ensuring that extra funding beyond the Libraries' regular budgets are protected and earmarked to enhance both the Harper Library and the Barbee Library's services.  The Friends of the Library organization aims to engage the community in library programs.  It seeks to upgrade the quality of library services by means of gifts, reading materials, collections, facilities and programs.