Friends of the Hayward Public Library
Hayward, California
Friends show their appreciation of the
Hayward Public Library by being members and by
speaking out in the community about the
values of the public library.
Mission Statement

The purpose of this organization is to stimulate continuing community
interest in the Hayward California Public Library and to be supportive of
the Library staff and activities.  The scope of the organization is to
encourage gifts of books, magazines, desirable collections, endowments,
bequests, and membership in the Friends of the Library, and to participate
in fund-raising activities.
Who Are We?

The Friends is a nonprofit organization that has been supporting the
Hayward Public Library since 1982. We believe that the library is an
important and integral part of community.
Three Ways to Help the Library
  • Join!  
    Support the work of the Friends by becoming a member. Your
    membership sends a clear message to the City leaders that the
    library is important to you.
  • Volunteer!
    Attend Friends Board Meeting on the 2nd Wednesday of the Month,
    6:15 - 8:00 PM in the Main Library Administrative Office.
    Staff a Saturday Book Sale or help out with a Big Book Sale.
    Help with sorting donations in the Friends area of the Main Library.
    Contact Muriel Sampson at 510 487-9595 to volunteer.
  • Donate!
    Bring your used books (in good condition) and magazines (no more
    then 3 years old) to the library.
Friends of the Hayward Public Library