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Marfa Public Library

About the Friends

The staff and Friends of the Marfa Public Library are mourning the loss of our advocate and long-time supporter, Larry Doll. You can read about Larry's amazing life and career here

If you would like to donate to us in Larry's memory, please make checks out to Friends of the Marfa Public Library and mail them to PO Drawer U, Marfa, Texas 79843. Please put "for Larry Doll" in the memo. Thank you.

About the Friends of the Marfa Public Library:

The friends of the Marfa Public Library is a member-supported 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization devoted to supporting the library system and literary programs. Friends fundraise, advocate and provide financial support for the Marfa Public Library.

Our Mission:

We seek to enhance community awareness for all of the library's unique resources and benefits. Our mission is to maintain a charitable and educational organization to support the library, to increase the library's resources, to advocate for the library, to recycle donated materials, to stimulate use of the library's resources, and to encourage and support educational and literacy programs by way of the library. Friends raise funds through special events, grants, and through corporate and private donations to support library-initiated programs and for capital improvements.

To Join:

Membership in the Friends is open to all interested persons. To become a member, simply fill out an application and pay the dues. Annual membership dues are $5 for individuals, $10 for families, $50 for business/patron memberships, $100+ for benefactors, and $75 for lifetime memberships. Forms are available at the library circulation desk.

It's never too late to get involved in your local Friends group. Join today!