Friends of the Library of Southport and Oak Island

Thank you for supporting us with your membership or donation! 

3 Ways You Can Help

1. Become A Friend Of The Library (Membership)

We have 6 Membership Levels below. Your tax-deductible membership contribution will entitle you to a one-year membership that includes our monthly newsletter, invitations to special events and periodic email updates. Please note Lifetime Membership has no time limit. If you wish to join by mail, please pick up a membership card at the Harper or Barbee branches or send a check payable to FOLSOI at one of the listed membership levels and write membership in the memo line. Our address is below.

Benefits of MembershipA) Help us fund our local libraries’ non-budgeted needs B) Support children’s programs C) Promote literacy and the love of books for all ages D) Help sponsor cultural and literacy programs E) Promote library advocacy in the community and on legislative issues F) Learn first-hand about volunteer opportunities G) Receive email updates on library events

2. Make A General Donation

If you'd like to make a donation online, choose the General Donation option below.  If you prefer to send a donation by mail, make check payable to FOLSOI and send to the address below.

3. Donate Books, Vinyl Records Etc.

FOLSOI gratefully accepts donations of books, vinyl records, CDs, DVDs and puzzles in good to excellent conditions during our used book sales at Southport Realty, 727 N. Howe St., Southport. Generally held on the last Saturday of the month, please check our Book Sales page for any changes. We also will accept book donations on Tuesday mornings from 9-11 am. Look for the table and volunteers by the double white doors outside on the 8th Street side of Southport Realty. No text books, encyclopedias or magazines please.

Our Address: FOLSOI c/o Harper Library | 109 West Moore Street | Southport, NC  28461

We do not rent or sell member addresses or email addresses. You may unsubscribe to our email updates at any time.

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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.