What is FOSL?

The Friends of Samuels Public Library (FOSL), Inc. is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation (EIN 54-0610300) registered with the Commonwealth of Virginia State Corporation Commission.

The Friends supports the mission of Samuels Public Library by:

  • Promoting a diverse and active membership in the Friends.
  • Enhancing the Library’s financial resources for its provision of literacy and cultural opportunities in the community.
  • Supporting and sponsoring family, adult, and children’s programming.
  • Providing volunteer assistance for the Library operations.
  • Stimulating community awareness of the Library as a valuable educational resource.

FOSL is funded through memberships, donations, and fund raising events such as bake sales, used-book sales, etc.

Friends of Samuels Library logo

Epilogue Bookstore

The Epilogue Bookstore offers the community used books, CDs, and other materials at affordable prices. FOSL volunteers manage the bookstore which is located in the hall by the entrance from the library parking lot. All proceeds benefit the library.

As a special thank you for being a member, you receive a 20% discount on all purchases!

Click this to learn more about Epilogue hours and volunteer opportunities.

The outside of Epilogue Bookstore located inside Samuels Library
Become a Member

Get Involved

Are you a FOSL member? Your FOSL membership is a great way to show your support for our wonderful Library and bring outstanding programs to our community. Membership provides funds for expenses outside of the Library’s budget and is good for one full year from the date of payment. Click this link to access our membership page.

Are you looking to give back? Would you like to be part of our team? It is a fun and easy way to help out. If you would like to know more about how to volunteer, just send us an email at: fosl@samuelslibrary.net