Friends of the Library


Canadian astronaut, Chris Hadfield, makes an appearance at the Friends’ book sale.

What We Do

The Friends of the Cranbrook Public Library strive to make a difference in the cultural and social life of the Cranbrook community as it relates to the Cranbrook Public Library. We are active in promoting increased library services, better facilities, and more programming directed toward the needs of Cranbrook’s residents.

Goals of the Friends of the Cranbrook Public Library:

  • To focus attention on the library
  • To encourage the use of the library’s resources and services
  • To receive and promote gifts, endowments, and bequests in aid of our goals
  • To organize community response and legislative support where needed
  • To support the freedom to read and lifelong learning accessible to all without economic barrier

Become a Member

For only $10 a year, you will…

  • Get first choice of items at member-only sales that take place before sales open to the public
  • Receive 10% off on total price at any Friends’ sale
  • Get a 10% discount on purchases from Lotus Books and Casey’s Greenhouse
  • Take part in monthly meetings throughout the year to plan events and discuss Friends’ activities
  • Have an active role in supporting the Library

Text reads: Become a Member.Children are included under a parent’s membership. Membership year runs from September-August, with renewals starting mid-August until December. Come down to the Library to fill out your membership form today!


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