Got overdue materials? To celebrate our upcoming new library search catalog, you'll get no fines if you return your overdue materials at our circulation desk from 7/16-7/28. 

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Friends of the Parkland Community Library

The Friends is a nonprofit organization that supports our library by making contributions to our library in the ways of materials, public programming, community outreach, and staff development. The Friends raise these funds by organizing events such as our Porch Sale, fundraisers, dinners, and the Annual Book Sale. They also operate our Alcove Book Sale.

Become a Friend of the Parkland Community Library

Whether you are a business, family or an individual, you can make a difference in our community by becoming a Friend of the Parkland Community Library. Please print and fill out the membership form by clicking here. Mail it to us or leave it at our desk with your dues payable to FPCL.

Book Page

Do you want to discover reviews on your favorite bestsellers and new releases?  You can now pick up a free copy of BookPage, a literary review magazine, at our library, courtesey of Friends of the Parkland Community Library. Click here to read BookPage's book reviews digitally on their website.

Little Free Library

Click here to read the Parkland Press article about our Little Free Libraries.


Transform your life and library by making your voice count at our Friends' meetings held on the below Thursdays at 2pm in our community room:

June 7, September 6

Annual Meeting Luncheon

Join us for our annual luncheon on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 1pm at Morgan's Restaurant, 3079 Willow Street, Allentown.

April Porch Sale

Stock up on your spring reads and give to our library at the same time when you shop at the Friends of the Library porch sale on April 30th from 10am-5pm. Over four tables of books, DVDs, and CDs to choose from!

Rain date is May 1st.

Spring Flower Sale

Looking for the perfect gift for Mother's Day? Ready to start decorating your home for spring? Buy a beautiful flower basket or flower bed at our circulation desk from April 1st - May 5th and part of the proceeds will benefit our library.

Our Friends of the Library is selling spring flowers in the following types: hanging basket at $17 and flower flat at $14.

You can pick up your spring flowers at Lehigh Valley Home and Garden Center after May 1st with your coupon.

Book Donation Drop Off

Drop off your gently used CDs, DVDs, video games, games and books on our porch to our Friends of the Library on April 25th 10am-5pm.


We welcome new volunteers to become involved in our activities. Opportunities include working on our Friends Book Sale, fundraising, publicity, programming, and becoming a committee chair. When you volunteer your time and talents, you can make a valuable contribution to our library and our community. For more information, contact President Ila Dietrich at

Celebrate a Milestone with Friends

Milestones is a Friends of the Library program where you can honor your loved one or celebrate an event with a special book in our library. Our staff will use your monetary donation to select a title. Our Friends will supply special book plates to place in your books.

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped