Friends of the Hart County Library
Friends of the Hart County Library, Inc. is a 501[c]3 organization, formed to promote the improvement of the facilities and services of the Hart County Library. Friends of the Library purchase books, periodicals, supplies, and even furniture and decorative items for the library. FOTL generates money through its bookstore, raffles, and other fundraisers, including their annual "Wine, Cheese & A Little Jazz" event.
In the Friends' bookstore, prices are 25 cents for children's books; $1 for hardcovers; paperbacks are 50 cents each or three for $1. CDs, VHS tapes and audio books are $1, and magazines are 25 cents or five for $1. The bookstore is located in the lower level of the library, and the hours of operation are 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Wednesday through Saturday.
Book donations are accepted, and should be in good condition. Textbooks or technical manuals must contain current information. Magazines can be up to six months old. Donations are accepted during store hours and are tax-deductible. If you are interested in joining the Friends, the annual membership dues are $10 for an individual membership, $20 for a family. Checks may be made out to The Friends of the Library and mailed/delivered to the Hart County Library at 150 Benson Street, Hartwell, GA 30643.