Organization Rebrands and Formalizes Relationship with Saratoga Book Festival Saratoga Springs, N.Y., July 11, 2022—The Friends of the Saratoga Springs Public Library has hired Jennifer Allen as its first executive director. In this role, Allen oversees all Friends activities, including its successful used book shop, and will work to expand community engagement and support for…
25% off sale
We’re having a community-wide sale! On July 8-9 all items in the book shop will be 25% off. But there’s more – anyone who signs up to become a Friends member during the sale will get 50% instead! Sign up at friends.sspl.org/membership (and show our cashier your confirmation message) or sign up in the shop.
National Reading Group Month
Founded in 2007 by the Women’s National Book Association, this celebration is designed to promote literacy and a love of reading.
2020-2021 Annual Report
This fiscal year has been a challenging and an uncertain time for the Friends. However,we end fiscal year in May 2021 with a lot of forward moving ideas and hopefulness. Read the full report HERE. The bookshop was closed from March 14, 2020 through October 4, 2020 and closedagain December 21, 2020 through February 14,…
50% off Sale
Swing by the book shop starting Monday, Nov. 2 to get half off everything we sell! The sale will run noon to 5 p.m. from Monday to Thursday, and will conclude 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Everyone is invited to take advantage of this deal, so schedule your appointment by calling 518-584-7860 x333.
Book Shop Opens by Appointment Only
The book shop in the library has re-opened to the public, but visits and donations are by appointment only in order to ensure the safety of patrons and our volunteers. Appointments can be made by calling book shop manager Jeff Budge at 518-584-7860 ext. 234. The book shop will also be operating on new hours…
Though we end the Friends fiscal year in May 2020 amid strange and tumultuous times, it gives us a welcome opportunity to look back on a good year, with many positive community moments for the Friends of Saratoga Springs Public Library. Read the full report HERE. In Spring 2019, we held a gathering in the…
Hello Friends and Saratoga community, As you know, Saratoga Springs Public Library and the Friends Book Shop are currently closed due to the Covid-19 emergency. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work together to come through this difficult time. Since our doors are closed, we cannot accept book donations at this time. Please do…
March 16th – 24th FRIENDS Only Sale!
If you’re a current FRIEND make sure to stop in for our 50% off sale! If you aren’t currently a FRIEND, it’s not too late to sign up online so that you can get in on the deals too!