San Buenaventura Friends of the Library (SBFOL)

651 E. Main St
Ventura, CA 93001


About Us:


Ventura Friends of the Library is an all-volunteer organization.  We support the public libraries of the City of Ventura by raising funds through the sale of donated books.  These funds are used for the purchase of library books,  materials and equipment and to support the Summer Reading programs, The Teen Activity Group and other programs for children, teens and adults.

Ventura Friends of the Library supports the public libraries of the City of Ventura in their delivery of library services, including:

Purchase of library materials and equipment, e.g. books, CDs, DVDs, books on tape, display and bookcases

Year-round reading programs for children and youth

Summer programs for children and youth

Special programs for families and adults

Increase of public awareness of legislation and other activities that may affect the delivery of library services

We raise funds for all our activities through resale of donated books at periodic book sales,  the book store in E.P Foster Library.

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