The Friends of the Portola Valley Library (FOPVL) is a non-profit 501(c)(3), created to promote and augment the development and use of resources and services of the Portola Valley Library for the benefit of local residents.
For over 45 years, the FOPVL has raised money to sponsor library programs and cultural events. These include: the annual Poetry Contest for school children; a Summer Reading Program for children and adults; lectures; workshops; and events at the Portola Valley Library. The FOPVL also provides the finance to purchase best-sellers and other current fiction and non-fiction books, located in the Friends’ Alcove. The FOPVL raises funds with an annual Membership drive and sales of donated items (books, CDs, DVDs, books on CD etc).