The Berkeley Bookmark is included in your Friends’ membership and is mailed to members quarterly. The Friends of the Berkeley Public Library is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, and memberships are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. The Friends’ federal tax ID number is 51-0193030.
Become a volunteer:
Volunteers are the backbone of the Friends, contributing thousands of hours of service each year as book store volunteers, special project coordinators, and board members. Download a printable volunteer application here.
The bookstores are staffed by more than one hundred volunteers. Two- and three-hour shifts are available and additional volunteers are always welcome. Training is provided. Bookselling opportunities include:
Use AmazonSmile when purchasing online through Amazon:
For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the Friends of the Berkeley Public Library.