Missoula Public Library | 301 East Main Missoula MT 59802 | (406) 721-2665 | M-W 10am-9pm | Th-Sa 10am-6pm | Su 1-5pm

There are many ways to support the library and help your community!


Watch us Grow!

Webcam for new library construction on 400 Block of E. Main.  Click here to watch!

Help Missoula Public Library GROW!


The “All Under One Roof” Capital Campaign

Foundation for Missoula Public Library

The Library Foundation is currently accepting donations of all sizes to support the building of a new, 21st century library complex in downtown Missoula. Learn more about the project at the link above and donate today.


Friends of Missoula Public Library

Small donations (under $1000) can be made to the Friends or directly to MPL.  Donated funds are used to sponsor special programs, technology, training, and additional resources.

Friends of MPL

 Buy a Book

Visit the sale shelf in the library.  Your purchase will help provide excellent library experiences for kids, teens and adults! Friends membership and other activities—Appraisal Fair, Book’n It Walk Run, and Book Sales, the Friends of Missoula Public Library provide resources that support and  enhance the library experience.

Friends of MPL

Give your car

Now you can donate your car to support the Missoula Public Library. Click Here to donate your car through Vehicles for Charity.  Curious about how the program works?  Read the frequently asked questions.


Give your Time

Have some free time? Need to build your resume? Community service hours for school? MPL is always in need of extra help. To print a volunteer application form, click on the appropriate link below:

Volunteer Application Form - Teens (under age 18)

Volunteer Application Form - Adults (ages 18 and over)

MPL wish list

MPL Wish List

Help MPL expand and enhance library offerings and provide innovative services by donating funds towards an item on Missoula Public Library Wish List.



Memorial donations can be made for the purchase of library materials in honor of friends and relatives. Books purchased will include a bookplate listing the person being honored and the memorial donors.
Go here for a Memorial Donation Form.

donate materials

Donate Materials

Donations of materials are always appreciated as defined in our Materials Donation Policy. Before you clean out that basement or attic, please view the Materials Donation Policy for a checklist of items MPL can accept.