Join Your Friends Who Support Our Orinda Library!

Your tax-deductible donation helps to purchase over 85% of the library’s new materials each year. It also funds many of the library’s wonderful enrichment programs for children, teens, and adults.

Membership Benefits

All members will receive our monthly online newsletter and a Friends of the Orinda Library window cling. Most importantly, membership brings the knowledge that your gift will make a difference in providing valuable new materials and programs for our community library.

Please email with any questions.

Membership Levels

Every donation makes a difference, there is a membership level that is right for you!

$25 Senior
$50 Individual
$100 Family
$150 Supporting
$250 Patron
$500 Sustaining

Join us today!

Safely donate through your PayPal account or credit card, through Paypal.

If you’d prefer to become a member by mail, please download and complete the membership form and mail a check, made payable to the Friends of the Orinda Library(or FOL), to PO Box 152, Orinda CA 94563.

download a membership form (PDF)

All donations are fully tax-deductible. The Friends of the Orinda Library is a California 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.

Donating Appreciated Stock

When you donate shares to the Friends of the Orinda Library, you enjoy these benefits:

• No out-of-pocket cost.
• No capital gains tax on the sale of the stock.
• Knowledge that the Friends receive the full value of the stock when it’s sold.
• A tax deduction for the full amount of the stock, not just the cost when you purchased it.

Please read these instructions for more information on how to donate appreciated stock to the Friends of the Orinda Library: FOL stock donation instructions.pdf

More Ways to Support the Friends

Add the Friends to your eScrip Charity List

Now you can add the Friends of the Orinda Library to your list of preferred non-profits on eScrip. Safeway and many other merchants will donate a portion of the purchases you make to the Friends and other registered non-profits you select.

If you’re new to eScrip, visit their website to learn more, at If you’re a current eScrip member, please visit the eScrip website and add the Friends of the Orinda Library to your list using our group ID #500043995.

Your Donations Make a Difference

The Friends of the Orinda Library purchase over 85% of the Orinda Library’s new materials each year!

Thank you for your support!


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