Friends of the Ellensburg Public Library and Hal Holmes Center

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About us:

We are an all volunteer, 501(c)3 non-profit organization. The mission is to support the library with supplemental funding, volunteer services and to promote educational and cultural programs.    

Book Club Tea:

Each April the Friends sponsor a book club tea social with a speaker, usually a local author. The event will be held the third Monday in April at the Hal Holmes Community Center.
This free event is open to all.     
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Please join us.  The Friends monthly meeting is on the third Tuesday of every month at 3:30pm in the Hal Holmes.  The meetings are open to all.                       

More information:

Interested in joining the Friends or looking for more information.  Click below for the Friends of the Library brochure.

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Tulip Book Store:


The Friends hold a bi-monthly book sale in the basement of Hal Holmes Center on Saturdays from 1:15-4pm.

Annual Spring and Fall Sales are held upstairs in the Center. The sales offer a selection of novels, nonfiction, CD's and DVD's.
Donations of books, DVD's and CD's may be brought to the library Circulation desk. Please make sure the items you bring are current and clean. No textbooks, condensed books, or encyclopedias.

Tulip Book Store Dates

Saturdays 1:15  -  4pm 

June 17th
July 1st and 15th
August 12th
September 9the and 23rd

Annual Fall Book Sale in Hal Holmes
October 21st

November 4th and 18th
December 9th