Friends of the Library

 MCPL at night.

The only way to have a friend is to be one. —Ralph Waldo Emerson

Dine and Donate at Quaff On!Dine Out for the Library!

We welcome a neighbor of the Library as our next Dine Out partner. Check out Quaff On! on Grant Street directly across from the Library for lunch or dinner. Whether you’re inside the dining room, sitting at the bar, or relaxing out on the deck, Quaff On! will make you feel welcome while you enjoy a complete tasting experience with food designed to complement the great craft beers served at lunch or dinner.

Show your flyer when you head to Quaff On! on Monday, July 13 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Quaff On! Bloomington will donate 10% of your food purchase to the Library.


It's the FrieFriends 50th Birthdaynds of the Library's 50th Birthday! 2015 is a year of celebration—reflecting on the past and planning for the future to keep Monroe County Public Library an outstanding community asset for years to come. Your gift to the Friends makes possible The Friends 50th Birthday!all of the wonderful programming available at the Library for everyone in the community to enjoy. Everyone's invited to the party. Please join us in making this a memorable year for the Friends of the Library! Does the Library have 500 friends? We hope so. Become a Friend of the Library today. Let's be best friends forever.

Mission Statement

The Friends of Monroe County Public Library support the mission, vision, and values of the Library. The Friends advocate for Monroe County Public Library and support Library collections, services, programs, and staff development.

Friends of the Library Office

303 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, IN 47408
Office Hours: M–TH, 10am-5pm
(812)349-3050, ext. 1080
FOL at mcpl.info