Friends of the Library Officers

Friends of Florence County Library is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that enhances the Florence County Library System by supplementing public funding for books, materials and programs.

2013 Annual Report

FoFCL Receives Two National Awards and the following Two State Awards:

  • 2010 LYRASIS Excellence Award, recipient Ray McBride, FCLS Director
  • 2010 Humanities Council sc, Grant for Joe Stukes History Series
  • Click Here for more awards Friends of the Florence County Library have received.

Vision Statement:
Our Vision Statement: Friends of Florence County Library aspire to provide world class public library services through quality educational, cultural and recreational programming.

Our Goals:

  • Assist Florence County Library System with the development of quality programming
  • Promote educational advancement
  • Provide resources that enhance research tools for patrons
  • Encourage gifts, endowments, and memorials to the library
  • Publicize the library’s services

Our Objectives:

  • Sponsor quality programs
  • Further the Childrens’ Summer Reading Program by hosting fundraisers to provide funding for families of Florence County
  • Provide financial assistance for books, materials, services and special collections
  • Give grants to the library
  • Inform the community about the library’s schedule through newsletters, postcards, media sources

For questions or information on how to get involved contact Mary Wiser, Friends of Florence County Library Coordinator, at (843) 413-7065, or use email or post to:

Friends of Florence County Library
509 South Dargan Street
Florence, South Carolina 29506

Help us keep our library the best in South Carolina!

To join Friends of Florence County Library, view our Membership Form. After completing the form, please mail to the address listed along with your annual membership fee.

Got books you no longer want?

Click the link below for a form and receipt for donating books to the library. Fill the form out to the best of your ability and bring it in with your donations.
Book and Materials Donation Policy & Receipt.

Recent assistance Friends have provided to the Library:

Provided sponsorships/grants in the amount of $36,204 to the library system in FY 2013. Sponsorship/grants included children’s summer reading programs, adult programs, new book purchases and electronic book purchases.