Friends of the Library
The Friends of the Kings County Library is a member-supported nonprofit organization that advocates, fund-raises, and provides critical support for the Kings County Library. Formed in 1984, our purpose is to foster and focus the community's interest in the Kings County Library.
Friends of the Library support the library by:
- Holding Bi-Annual Book Sales
- Online Book Sales (click here to buy books)
- Sponsoring the Summer Reading Program for children, teens, and adults
- Helping recruit volunteers
The Friends of the Kings County Library meet on the second Thursday of each month at 1:00 p.m. Please contact the library at 559-582-0261 for meeting location.
To donate to the Friends of the Kings County Library, bring donations to any Kings County Library branch location or mail it to:
Friends of the Kings County Library
c/o Kings County Library
401 North Douty Street
Hanford, CA 93230
Your tax-deductible gift allows the Library to provide services to 194,000 people annually who turn to us each and every day for help - whether they seek a book, a job, free Internet access, a place to gather with friends or literacy programs for children.
If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution to benefit the library, you may donate online to the Friends of the Kings County Library. Where else in Kings County can your gift make such a difference in the lives of so many?
Please make a gift today. We will put your generosity to work immediately.
Other Ways To Donate
- Endowment/Planned Giving
- Employee Giving Campaign
- Give in honor/memory of a loved one
Library Advisory Board
The Kings County Library Advisory Board represents the library to the Kings County Board of Supervisors. The Library Advisory Board consists of 5 members who are appointed by the Kings County Board of Supervisors.
The Library Advisory Board collaborates with the Library Director to improve library service throughout Kings County. Its role is to advise the Library Director and the Board of Supervisors on budgetary and policy decisions.
Each member serves a 4-year term. 2 members shall be residents of the City of Hanford and 3 members shall be county-at-large residents.
Library Advisory Board Members
- Ms. Wilma Humason – (Chairperson) - County-at-large/City
- Mr. Joe Neuhardt – County-at-large/City
- Vacant – County-at-large
- Ms. Anne Sutton – County-at-large
- Ms. Margret Lirones - County-at-large
Library Advisory Board Meetings
When: 3rd Thursday of the month @ 4:00 p.m.
Where: Hanford Library Meeting Room
Meetings are open to the public.
Please enter through the staff entrance on the north-east side of the building.