The Friends of the Silver Bay Public Library is a 501c(3) tax-exempt organization whose purpose is “to promote good library services and to work with all individuals and groups interested in providing necessary program, project, and financial support to strengthen the library’s resources and partnerships within the community.”

The Friends provide assistance to the library, programs for all ages, ongoing used book sale, annual book sale, and hosts the book club. Membership is open to everyone. The Friends Board meets on the fourth Monday of every month at 5:00 PM in the library. Please join us if you are interested.


The first Monday of each month the Friends of the Library hosts a book club at 6:00 pm. All are welcome and Zoom participations options are available. A wide variety of fiction and nonfiction books are selected each year. To see a list of past titles, click here. For more information call the library.

Here is a list of the books for 2023:

Jan 2023Yeh Yeh’s HouseEvelina Chao
Feb 2023Lost in the WildCarey Griffith
Mar 2023Their Eyes Were Watching GodZora Neale Hurston
Apr 2023CinderMarissa Meyer
May 2023Circle of FriendsMaeve Binchy
Jun 2023This is HappinessNiall Williams
Jul 2023No book club
Aug 2023The Memoirs of Stockholm SvenNathaniel Ian Miller
Sept 2023Sunday Philosophy ClubAlexander McCall Smith
Oct 2023State of TerrorLouise Penny & Hillary Rodham Clinton
Nov 2023Remarkable CreaturesTracy Chevalier
Dec 2023Eleanor Oliphant is Completely FineGail Honeyman


The Friends of the Library has a year round book sale at the library near the circulation desk. We have a wide range of youth and adult fiction and nonfiction titles as well as many DVDs.

Also each year on the Saturday of Bay Days, the Friends of the Library host a LARGE book sale 10 AM -3 PM. Don’t miss it!