The Friends of the Cedar Falls Public Library is an organization of volunteers who work to support the library and its mission. Members are community residents who pay dues to help the library purchase needed supplies, programming, and events. Board members and others also contribute their time to help the library staff offer numerous events each year. 

To become a member:

Click here to fill out your membership form.

After filling out your membership form, click here to donate via Paypal. 

Would you rather write a check? That works! We take checks via mail. They can be sent to  FOTL, 524 Main St., Cedar Falls, IA 50613 


What do your funds support?

Funds we have received through donations of monetary gifts and Book Nook donations and purchases have helped us purchase several items for the Library. 

New Youth Bookshelves

A donation to Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Bike toolset outside of the Library

Library Books and Materials

Inflatable movie screen for Movie nights

Charlie Cart for cooking classes

Classes and programs for youth and Adults throughout the year

Subscription to the Book Page

Library of Things items

Co-Lab tables and machines

How can you help in addition to your membership donation?

We are always looking for Volunteers for our numerous classes and events we put on each year. Please consider volunteering!

Book Nook Volunteer

Special Events (help participants and/or with decorations, setup, and cleanup)

Photographer for Library Events

Friends Board Member 

For more information about volunteering with the Friends, send an email to