Friends of the Rockville Library


Established in 1999, The Friends of the Rockville Library (FOTRL) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) volunteer organization which provides support for the Cochrane-Rockville Public Library's improvement. The primary fund raiser of the Friends is an annual book sale of donated books. Proceeds are used to purchase equipment and materials as well as sponsor library programs such as author book talks, Hanover’s oldest book discussion club, how-to workshops, teen tech events, movie and dinner nights, a youth art month reception, summer reading program, various performances and other library eventsYour support as a Friend insures that the library will continue to play a vital role in the educational and cultural life of our community.  But don't just take our word for it, check out the value of library service calculator to quantify the many benefits of the library for yourself!



Join the Friends or donate to your library Online

You may join the Friends and/or donate to the library by using PayPal. Make your choice from the drop down menu below and click the Pay Now button or use the Donate button to enter your donation amount.  Thank you!

Join the Friends


Make a Donation

Join the Friends or donate to your library by mail
Fill out a Membership Application,
print it and mail it with your check payable to:
The Friends of the Rockville Library
16600 Pouncey Tract Rd.
Rockville, VA 23146.
or bring it to the branch.

Thank you!

Youth - $2  Individual - $5  Family - $10  Patron - $25    Lifetime - $100

E-mail for more information.

Your contributions to the Friends are tax-deductible in accordance with IRS regulations.

Isn't It Time to Become a Friend?

With Friends We Can Grow!
Letter from the FOTRL President.

In Fond Memory of former FOTRL President Ellie Coyne

Book Sales

Come in and browse our On-Going Book Sale Display at the Library all year long!  If you wish to donate to the sale, please bring your materials to the Rockville branch.  If you would like to know what types of books are best to donate, please read our Donation Guidelines.


Upcoming Events



The Advisory Board meets quarterly on the fourth Tuesday at 7:00 pm.  Meetings are open to the public.  Call the library at (804) 749-3146 to confirm date, time and location.  A general membership meeting is held in October of each year.  The membership is informed of meetings and other activities via email or if requested, in writing.  Subscribe to our mailing list to be kept abreast of upcoming Friends-sponsored programs, book sales, special events and board meetings.


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Cochrane-Rockville Library
16600 Pouncey Tract Rd. Rockville, VA  23146.
Phone: (804) 749-3146 Fax:
(804) 749-3631

A Branch of the Pamunkey Regional Library System