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Palestine Library Friends

Palestine Library Friends, Inc. exists to “foster among its members and the general public an enriched recognition, utilization, and support of the Palestine Public Library and its facilities and services. It shall engage in such programs, services, fund raising, and other activities that support this purpose.”

Programming for adults and youth on a variety of educational and informative topics; exceptional genealogy and local history department; all the latest books, audio books, databases, and DVDs; more than 50 magazines and several newspapers, including Palestine, Athens, Tyler, Dallas, The Wall Street Journal, and USA Today; Interlibrary Loan; other business resources; computers and free WiFi access all contribute to the vital role the library plays in people’s lives.

The Friends organization helps the library by funding the Summer Reading Club Program and the Dogwood Children's Literacy and 
Arts Festival. Other support activities have included purchasing a digital microfilm reader, a display cabinet for the John Henninger Reagan bust by Elisabet Ney, a server, an RFID station, and, of course, books. 

Palestine Public Library is recognized as being a quality-of-life indicator known as a place for education and enjoyment for the entire family. Please check the Library’s calendar for a full range of programs and services offered.

We invite you to join us as a member of Palestine Library Friends at any level from individual to corporate. It is easy to become a member. Here is a
membership form. You can drop it off at the library or you can mail your membership check to Palestine Library Friends, PO Box 108, Palestine, Texas 75802. Membership rates are: Individual $15; Household, $25; Sponsor, $100; Corporate, $250. Corporate members receive a beautiful framed certificate in appreciation of their community and library support.


The membership year is April 1 through March 31. Our beautiful Victorian city has a long tradition of progressivism exemplified by Palestine Public Library. Your support of this vital Library is a positive reflection of our vibrant community. Our heartfelt thanks for your support of Palestine Public Library.