Friends of the Pend Oreille County Library District

The purpose of the Friends of the Newport Library is to be a strong support group, to aid in the promotion of the library and its services, and to provide volunteers to assist with special programs and events.

How can you become involved with the Friends?

  • Become a member (It's only $5.00 per year)
  • Volunteer
  • Give a tax-deductible gift
  • Donate your gently used books for the book sale
  • Bring your ideas to a Friends meeting
  • For more information contact Sandy Loskill at (509) 447-5935 or send an email to


    Books are for sale throughout the year in the Newport Library. Proceeds have gone to support:


    Summer Reading Programs Story Time
    Programs for the Community Reading and Writing Contests
    Book Bags New Baby Program

    Donations of your gently used books are taken thoughout the year. Please bring them to the Newport Library.

    The following cannot be accepted as they do not sell:

    Harlequin Romance Out of date Text Books
    Readers' Digest Condensed Books Encyclopedias