Past Events

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Don’t miss the first Friends event of its kind where we’ll celebrate and discuss “The Role of Women in the Civil Rights Movement” in Chesterfield and Petersburg with local experts and living legend, Mrs. Wyatt Tee Walker.

Register for the 6 pm Reception HERE  AND/OR  for the 7 pm free event HERE

Register for the 6 pm Reception HERE  AND/OR  for the 7 pm free event HERE


Central Friends Special Book Sale
Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 2 and 3, 10am – 9pm
Friday, Oct. 4, 10am – 5pm
Saturday, Oct. 5, 10am – 3pm

Enon Friends Special Book Sale
Friday and Saturday October 11-12, 10am-5pm

Friends of the Library Reception with Ruta Sepetys


The 2019 Annual Meeting of the Friends will take place Friday, May 31, 2019 at North Courthouse Road Library.

The featured speaker will be LynDee Walker, award-winning mystery writer and Chesterfield county resident! Learn more about LynDee and her bestselling novels here!

A special reception for Friends members will begin at 6:15 during which Friends and guests (tickets available for $10 each) can purchase copies of Ms. Walker’s books, have them signed, and chat with the author.

The program will begin at 7:15 and is free and open to the public.

Click here to get your tickets today!

Many thanks to everybody who attended the 2018 Friends’ Annual Meeting! Attendees enjoyed opening remarks by County officials, Library director Mike Mabe, and Friends’ President Andrea Brown. Nicholas Cooke’s talk about antiquated books and book collecting was well received. The next annual meeting will be in May of 2019, but don’t wait until then! Come to the many Friends functions throughout the year including: book and author events, local branch meetings, book sales, socials, and other events!

Come check out our book sale


What: The Really BIG Book Sale (50,000 books, magazines, puzzles, DVDs, CDs, and more.)

When: June 6th to 9th 2019
10:00 am to 7:00 pm Thursday and Friday
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Saturday
Noon to 4:00 pm Sunday (Sunday is $5 a bag, all day)

Where: Chesterfield County Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall

Who: Friends of the Chesterfield County Public Library


On going book sales in the branches

In addition to periodically held big book sales, did you know you can visit all ten library branches and find bargain prices on books, DVDs, CDs, and more?

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