Friends of the Aiken Public Library


Welcome to the web site for the Friends of the Aiken Public Library. We are an organization of people who:

For people who love books, love reading, and want to give, Friends of the Aiken Public Library provides a chance to pitch in and help the library meet the needs of the Aiken community.

This web site describes the activities, organization, and programs of the Friends of the Aiken Public Library.

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AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the library every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of most items to the library. Many of our library patrons use for a lot of things they purchase. If you are going to buy something anyway, why not support the library by using the AmazonSmile program?

Friends Of The Aiken County Public Library

Amazon Wish List

Every year, it seems as if libraries and their support groups need to provide increased patron services and materials with less local and State funding. In order to ease the Aiken County Public Library's budget for new and recommended acquisitions, the Friends of the Library has established a wish list on of proposed library purchases which will have to be delayed or deleted because of inadequate funding. Kindhearted library lovers can hop online to buy us a book, DVD or CD and have it shipped directly to us. Click on the button to view our wish list:

Kindle Reader

Friends of the Aiken Public Library is pleased to announce that we have an arrangement in association with, the largest bookseller in the world, to make a new and exciting technological device, the Kindle, available to library patrons. This electronic reader can hold hundreds of books, newspapers, and magazines and is ideal for:

To learn more about this exciting and revolutionary device, visit Kindle: Amazon's New Wireless Reading Device. For each Kindle purchased through the Friends of the Aiken Public Library website, Amazon will pay us a commission, which we will use to support the Aiken Public Library.

In addition, for each person who demonstrably purchases a Kindle through one of these links here, the Friends of the Library will show our appreciation by providing a compact disk with 500 of the greatest books of all time, for use in your new Kindle. See here for a detailed description of this free library.