Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Hialeah Public Libraries is a private, non-profit organization that supports and promotes the Library as a vital public resource through a vast array of effective volunteer activities, from fundraising and programming, to public relations and community outreach.

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Library Services

 Did you know that your library provides:

  • Answers to questions
  • Books, videos, and music to borrow
  • Community e-Libraries
  • Computer workshops
  • Free tutoring
  • High speed internet access
  • Literacy gatherings
  • Parent workshops
  • Storytimes in English and Spanish

About the Friends

The Friends of Hialeah Public Libraries:

  • Ensure the community knows how the library is there to serve them
  • Inform the public and government officials on issues affecting the library and advocate for excellence in library and Literacy services
  • Promote educational and cultural enrichment through the use of the library
  • Provide invaluable volunteer services for the library and community
  • Support the library's collection and programs by assisting with fundraising to enhance library and literacy services

Benefits for Friends Members

Members of the Friends of Hialeah Public Libraries enjoy increased loan periods on certain materials, as well as increase in videos to check out (4 videos instead of 2).

Increased Loan Periods

Item Loan Period
CDs
14 days
New Books
28 days
Videos
14 days

Joining the Friends

Use the registration form (PDF) to join the Friends of the Library. 

Return the form in person or by mail to:
Friends of the Hialeah Public Libraries
190 W 49the Street
Hialeah, FL 33012