Friends of the Gilroy Library


Monday, Tuesday, Friday, 1-3 pm.

Wednesday 1-4 pm,  Thursday 10-3,  2nd and 4th Saturday 10-1.

Hours will continue to be adjusted as volunteers become available.   Masks are optional.

The next FRIENDS of the GILROY LIBRARY Meeting Our Annual General meeting for all members
Wednesday September 4, 2024 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
In person, at the library, upstairs meeting room.

Amazon Storefront logo

We now have an Amazon storefront! Click here to view our collection of specialty books and collector’s items.

For general info on our storefront, visit our store page .

The store may look a little sparse for now, but please be patient as we are actively working to add our inventory.

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the Friends of the Gilroy Library 

map of the tiny libraries in the City of Gilroy

A new study shows that students learn way more effectively from print textbooks than screens

Artist Kelly Hayes and Kelly’s mom and Friends of the Gilroy Library volunteer Carol Schweppe display the new sandwich board sign directing library users to the Friends’ Book Store.
Friends’ Tote Bags! On sale. Buy one for yourself and a gift for your friends and family. Combine with your membership renewal or a gift membership for someone special! Only $2 while they last!
Tote bags now in PURPLE, too!!! 
Babar and friends welcome customers to the Friends of the Gilroy Library Book Store.

As FRIENDS, we …

  • promote the public use and community support of the Gilroy Library,
  • foster appreciation of Library’s value as a cultural and educational asset to the community,
  • encourage the extension and improvement of Library services.

Join us!

As shown in the slide show above, Friends of the Gilroy Library contribute to many programs at the Gilroy Library.

As of January 1, 2018, book prices are as follows: Saturday Bag of Book price – Members $5 and Non-members $8.   The price for regular paperback books is 50 cents each, and both trade paperbacks, large paperbacks and hardcover books are $1.00 each.  DVDs are $1.00 each, CDs 2 for $1.  Blu-ray discs $2.00 each.  Members enjoy a 25% discount on other purchases.