Friends are people who share a passion for reading, a love for their community, and a strong appreciation of libraries. We are interested in fundraising and promoting awareness of the Hermosa Beach Public Library and literacy programs in our community.
GET TO KNOW US
The Hermosa Beach Friends of the Library (HBFOL) is a non-profit corporation organized under the federal Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law for charitable purposes. Applicable charitable, religious, educational, and scientific purposes are specified in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, including for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code. HBFOL’s non-partisan charitable activities focus on advancing literacy, including projects that engage with libraries and other organizations and institutions that support literary and cultural activities. Preference is given to those that serve the Hermosa Beach community, and the greater South Bay region.
Hermosa Beach Friends of the Library has proactively supported the Hermosa Beach Library and local community literacy for over 60 years. HBFOL was officially incorporated as a non-profit California benefit corporation in 1981.
HOW MUCH IS MY DONATION WORTH?
Hermosa Beach provides receipts for all tax-deductible donations.