Friends of the Library

Who We Are

The Friends of the Wayne County Public Library is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to enriching the programs and services at the library.


  • Activities range from paying dues to advocacy
  • Members engage in volunteer-led activities
  • Members receive early access to the annual Spring Book Sale
  • Members receive a newsletter highlighting library activities

Where Our Funds Come From

  • Used book sales
  • Membership dues
  • Grants
  • Donations

How We Achieve Our Mission

  • Hosting annual meetings and routine board meetings
  • Purchasing book display cases
  • Providing computer workstations
  • Supporting visits by noted authors
  • Supporting the library’s community garden
  • Providing the library with its annual movie license
  • Purchasing new library branch printers
  • Supporting children’s programs
  • Supporting Local History programs

Join Us!

  1.  Fill out a membership form
  2. Send form and payment to: 

Friends of the Library

1001 E. Ash Street

Goldsboro, NC 27530

Donate Books

Donate your new and slighty-used books, CDs, and other materials for the Friends annual book sale. Proceeds from this sale benefit the Wayne County Public Library. Book donations are accepted at all library locations. Most items donated include hardback and paperback books, CDs and DVDs in good condition.   We cannot accept VHS, audio cassettes, vinyl records, magazines and newspapers.

Please call to find out the times donations are accepted at the individual branches:
Goldsboro - (919) 735-1824
Fremont - (919) 705-1893
Pikeville - (919) 705-1892
Steele Memorial - (919) 299-8105