Events & Book Sales


The Friends of the Chesterfield County Public Library are hosting a reception with Sadeqa Johnson, author of the critically acclaimed novel “The Yellow Wife”.   It will held Saturday July 24, 6:00 – 6:45 PM at the Perkinson Center for the Arts  & Education, 11810 Centre Street, Chester, VA  23831.  Light refreshments will be provided, and reception attendees will get a chance to meet the author and get books signed!   There is no cost to Friends members, as a benefit of membership.  Guests must pay $10 to attend receptions.  Guests must pay in advance through this registration or at the door. Want to become a Friend?  Join today at

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The reception and event are FULL.  Registration is closed.

Big History and Hard Cover Fiction Book Sale!

Location: Central Library, 7051 Lucy Corr Blvd, Chesterfield, VA 23832

Dates: August 26th, 27th, and 28th

Times: During normal library hours

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Picture Book Fundraiser!

We need your help to support the Friends’ Picture Book Fundraiser! Select how many books you would like to donate below:


Choose Picture Book Option

Click the Buy Now button above to choose the quantities you would like and to fill in payment information for your Picture Book Donation.

Why a Picture Book Fundraiser?

Picture books are books written for young children that rely heavily on pictures to tell the story but can include words as well.  Examples include The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats, Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown, and Dr. Seuss books.

The Friends’ goal is to raise enough money to purchase at least 1,000 picture books for the library system.  These books will replace worn out books and add new titles to the library’s collection, including newer editions that expand the diversity and cultural sensitivity of the collection.

For every $20 raised, the Chesterfield County Public Library will be able to purchase and maintain one new picture book and get it into the hands of young readers and families in our community. Investing in picture books is an investment in early literacy, learning and achievement for children and families in our community.

Please help by giving what you can!  When giving, ask yourself, “What children’s picture books do you and your family love?”

There is also an option to dedicate one or more books to that special someone. The extra $6 donation covers the cost of materials and labor for printing and applying a book plate to the inside of a picture book. Those who choose the book plate option will be contacted after purchasing for bookplate information.

For questions, please email

Choose Picture Book Option

Click the Buy Now button above to choose the quantities you would like and to fill in payment information for your Picture Book Donation.

Alternatively, you can send a check to the address below.  Please specify “Picture Book Fundraiser” in the notes line.

Friends of Chesterfield County Public Library
P.O. Box 4842
Midlothian, VA  23112-4842

Do you have books, dvds, and cds to donate to the Friends?

Please continue to store them as the library branches cannot accept them at this time. As soon as that is possible, the Friends will be most happy to receive your donations. If you have a large collection that needs to be removed immediately, please email us at: We may be able to help.

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