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Friends of the Library

Friends of the Library

Friends of the Library

Your membership comes with these additional benefits:

  • Admission to Friends of the Library First Thursday Used Book Sales
  • Admission to the opening day of Semi-Annual Used Book Sales
  • Greenville County Library System’s newsletter 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 our annual Southern Author Festival
  • Summer Reading Performances for children

Used Book Sales

First & Third Thursday Book Sales • 9a-12p*
February 1 & 15 and March 1 & 15 
Friends Members Only. Memberships begin at $5 and are available at the door or online.

Spring Used Book Sale
Fri, Apr 27 • 3p-7p*
Sat, Apr 28 • 10a-5p • Open to the public
Sun, Apr 29 • 1p-5p • Open to the public, 50% off

*Friends Members Only. Memberships begin at $5 and are available at the door or online.

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) and 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 various fundraising projects.

2017-2018 Friends of the Library Officers and Board of Directors

  • Judi Carpenter
  • Sandy Cogen
  • Jim Condon • Friends Shop Committee Chair
  • Jean DeMars
  • Phil Elliott
  • Cindy R. Goldberg
  • Michelle Marckini • Book Sale Committee Chair
  • Steven Nash • Financial Officer
  • Cory B. Patterson • President
  • Alice Ramos, Secretary
  • Mary Rittenhouse, Vice-President
  • Mary Ann Stonoha • Treasurer
  • Karen Troncone, Membership Development Committee Chair
  • Rich Troncone