Friends of the Library


Friends of the Library Spring Art Exhibit

Friends of the Anacortes Public Library’s Art Committee will host a 3-month exhibit of works created by local artists, to be held in the Friends Community Meeting Room. The intention of the exhibit is to feature local art, to enhance the appearance of the meeting room, and to benefit from art sales. Hours for public viewing are: 

  • Wednesdays 1:00-2:00pm
    • March 6 & 20
    • April 3 & 17
    • May 1, 15 & 29
  • Saturdays 1:00-2:00pm
    • March 2 & 16
    • April 6 & 20
    • May 4 & 18
  •  Sundays 2:00-3:00pm
    • March 17 
    • April 21
    • May 19

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 May 10, 2019. The exhibit will be June through August, 2019. An Artists’ Reception combined with a Membership Drive will be in the Community Room on Sunday, June 2 from 1:00-2:30. The public will be invited to meet the artists and to view their work.

Request an application at

Friends 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 you to come in and browse. Please call FriendShop Manager Beverly Reed, 360-293-4149, 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