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.

Get Involved

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

Ongoing Book Sales

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

Book Donations

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  • Out of date Text Books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