Sonoma County Library


Volunteers and contributors are the stars!How to Help the Library

Sonoma County Library is a joint powers agency. As such, it is not an IRS 501(c)(3) organization. Please consult your tax professional if you wish to determine the tax status of a Library donation. You may make a tax-deductible donation to the Foundation or to any Friends group that is an IRS 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.

Become a volunteer

The Sonoma County Library welcomes volunteers at the Central Library in downtown Santa Rosa, and at the regional libraries throughout the county.

More information on how to become a volunteer

Teach someone to read! Literacy volunteers needed

Join the Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Library groups at the different libraries in the county are all-volunteer groups that hold fundraising events such as book sales, sponsor library programs, and support branch needs.

More information on the Friends of the Library

Contribute to the Foundation

The Sonoma County Public Library Foundation's mission is to strengthen the Library and promote literacy and the use of library resources. Each year the Foundation supports countywide library programs.

More information on the Foundation

Buy books

Buy your next book at one of the book sales held by the Friends of the Library. Money raised from the sales goes to support your library.

More about Friends of the Library book sales


Thank you for supporting the Sonoma County Library!