Become a Friend of the Library
The Manhattan Library Association (MLA) is the official name for the Friends of the Library. MLA raises money to support library programs and purchases through used book sales and membership dues.
MLA is a volunteer, 501c3 non-profit organization and donations to MLA may qualify as tax deductions.
To become a member, please print the membership form and return it to the library.
Manhattan Library Association
629 Poyntz Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502
- $10 Individual
- $15 Family
- $25 Organization
- $50 Patron
- $100 Premier
What We Do
Funds raised by MLA have supported:
- The Children’s Library expansion
- Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Week
- Summer Reading for all ages
- Talk About Literature in Kansas
- Aesop’s Fables trellis sculpture by Ken Bloomer (in the library’s atrium)
- Craft supplies for kids
- Star Wars Reads Day
- The Brownbag Book Club
- New books and materials
- Harry Potter Book Night