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, provide book covers for a fee, sell new books at 10% off and hosts the book club. Membership is open to everyone. Annual dues are $5.00. The Friends Board meets on the fourth Monday of every month at 6:30 PM in the library.