"Volunteers don’t get paid, not because they’re worthless, but because they’re priceless."

Sherry Anderson

The Friends of the Lakewood Libraries (FoLL) is a non-profit, membership corporation established in 1972. The purpose of the corporation is to enhance the programs, services and materials of the Angelo M. Iacoboni and George Nye, Jr. Libraries through public awareness, cultural programs, and private funding.

Visit the Friends of the Lakewood Libraries bookstore located inside the Iacoboni Library.

Please consider us for the donations generated by shopping through Smile on Amazon.  There is no extra cost to the shopper by using Smile.

Does anyone recognize this photo?  We were cleaning out a book and this fell out!  Please help us connect this photo with the rightful owner.  For an enlargeded view, please click HERE.

With the conclusion of the Spring Book Sale, FoLL takes a moment to thank all the volunteers who put in many hours and good hard work to make the sale a success!

There are many ways to volunteer with the Friends of the Lakewood Libraries.  Whether it's volunteering in the FoLL Book Store, sorting, cleaning and organizing books, working a book sale or volunteering at the Taste of Lakewood - volunteers are always needed and welcome.  

How to Get Involved with Foll

If you already use Amazon Smile, please see our information sheet and direct your valued donation to "Friends of the Lakewood Libraries," read <HERE>.

Lost and Found

To see more, click HERE

Our Libraries

Read more about donations to the Friends of the Lakewood Libraries Scholarship Fund.  The number and amounts of scholarships awarded each year will depend on the funds available.

Click the link above to explore the hours of operation for our book store!

Feel free to check out our 2019 FoLL Scholarship information page, click  HERE.


​You will also find a link to "Meet our 2018 Scholars." 

We have information about our Stay at Home and Read a Book fundraiser, kindly click HERE.

6600 Del Amo Blvd.

Lakewood, CA 90713 -- (562) 421-8497

A great Family Reading Festival was held at Nye Library on 5/4/19.

Many thanks to the organizers, volunteers, county library staff (both Nye and MakMo) as well as the star attraction, the mobile touch tanks from the Aquarium of the Pacific.

​​4990 Clark Ave

 Lakewood, CA 90712  -- (562) 866-1777