Books are just the beginning

All donations/memorials can be mailed to the Friends of the Library at 120 Civic Plaza, O'Fallon IL  62269. 
An online donation system is coming soon. Thank you for your support.

The Friends of the O'Fallon Public Library provide annual support for a number of O'Fallon Public Library programs and initiatives.  As a 501(c)(3), the Friends raise money and volunteer hours to elevate impact the library has on the community.  A portion of raised funds go directly to buying new materials for the library. Remaining revenue funds other special projects.

Ways to get involved:

  • Join below to be placed on a contact list for future Friends' events, important updates and campaigns, and become part of a growing community committed to literacy, access, and opprunity for the residents of O'Fallon
  • Shop either in-person or online to support the Friends' mission.  Revenue from books sales helps fund numerous proejcts throughout the library
  • Donate. Giving online is safe and secure. A confirmation email will be sent when you complete your donation [coming soon]


As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Board of Directors

President: Ray Farmer

Vice-President: Diane Zelinski

Secretary: Narni Cahill

Treasurer: Ann Morey


  • Beth Hendrix
  • Marggie Samson
  • Greg Zelinski

Library Board Liaison: Suzanne Rupright

Library Staff Liaison: Ryan Johnson


Connect with us

If you have any questions or comments, please email us at [email protected]

You can also connect with us on Facebook!


Book Donations

Book Donations

Got lots of old books?

Donate them to a good cause.  

The Friends of the O'Fallon Public Library is accepting donations to help stock their ongoing book sale efforts.  During the allotted times, you can drop off the following types of items:

  • Children's books
  • Young Adult books
  • Fiction/non-fiction books
  • Textbooks
  • Vinyl records
  • CDs & DVDs
  • Comics
  • Maps
  • Puzzles

We are unable to accept Cassette tapes, VHS tapes, 8 tracks, and Encyclopedias.

All proceeds from book sales go to support the library and its mission.  You can learn more about the Friends of the O'Fallon Public Library at

When:  Saturday, June 12 from 10 am to Noon.  Volunteers will be on hand to help unload.  

For inquiries, please contact [email protected]


"Bad libraries build collections, good libraries build services, great libraries build communities."  - R. David Lankes

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