Friends of the Library


Call For Artists

Friends of the Anacortes Library Art Committee is Calling for Artists for an exhibit in the Community Room of the Anacortes Public Library.  Artists residing in the 98221 zip code may submit digital photos of their two dimensional art for consideration by December 5, 2019. 

The exhibit will be January through March, 2020. An Artists’ Reception will be in the Community Room on Sunday, January 4, 2020, from 1:00-2:30pm. The public will be invited to meet the artists and to view their work.

Fill out the application and send to

Friends Website

The FriendShop has an amazing website of their own (which you can visit here). 

Here are some of the things you can find:

What are you waiting for? Go and check out the Friends of the Library website!

About the Friends

The Friends of the Library has been in service to the Anacortes Library since 1969. The FriendShop bookstore offers gently used books, CDs and movies for sale, at modest prices. Located in the foyer of the Library, the FriendShop sells donated items with all the proceeds earmarked for the purchase of books, children's programs, and other library related items.

The store is staffed by volunteers.  You are invited to come and browse.  Please call Barbara King, Interim Manager for the Friendshop, at 360-293-4930 for more information.

Friendshop Hours

Monday through Friday
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Closed Sunday

Group of Friends of the Library members