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Friends of the Library

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Your membership comes with these additional benefits:

  • Admission to Friends of the Library First Thursday Used Book Sales
  • Admission to the opening day of Spring and Fall Used Book Sales
  • Greenville County Library System’s Event Guide as well as quarterly publication, Library Now, mailed to your home or office
  • A 10% discount on all your purchases at the Friends Shop located in the Hughes Main Library


When you support the Friends of the Library, you help to make these programs possible:

  • Adult Literary Events such as the recent Local Author Expo
  • Summer Reading Performances for children

Please note: Your Friends membership is a 12 month membership beginning on the day that you register. We will let you know when you membership is nearing the end, and give you the opportunity to renew your membership.

used book sales

Thursday Used Book Sales*

Jun 20, Jul 18 & Aug 15 • 9a-12p

Friends Members Only.

Teacher Appreciation Sales*

Thu, Aug 1 • 9a-12p

Sat, Aug 3 • 9a-12p

Teacher Appreciation Sales are open to Friends members and teachers Only. Please present a school, daycare, homeschool parent ID, or Friends membership* at the door.

Merovan Center, 1200 Woodruff Road, Suite E-2
At the intersection of Woodruff Road and I-385, turn onto Woodruff Road South. At the first traffic light, turn into Merovan Center (beside TD Bank and across from Kohl's). Building E will be on your left.


Support your library! Bring your used book, audiobook, CD and DVD donations to any library location. We cannot accept magazines, newspapers, VHS tapes, textbooks (unless brand new or old enough to be considered vintage) or encyclopedias more than five years old.

About the Friends

The Friends of the Greenville County Library System is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides financial and volunteer support for public programs and publications of the Greenville County Library System through fundraising projects.

2018-2019 Friends of the Library Officers and Board of Directors

  • Sandy Cogen
  • Jim Condon • Friends Shop Committee Chair
  • Jean DeMars
  • Linda Dilleshaw
  • Phil Elliott
  • Cindy R. Goldberg • Book Sale Committee Chair
  • Tom Ligon
  • Mary Miller
  • Steven Nash • Financial Officer
  • Cory B. Patterson • President
  • Alice Ramos • Secretary
  • Taylor Reynolds
  • Mary Rittenhouse • Vice-President
  • Mary Ann Stonoha • Treasurer
  • Rich Troncone