Friends of the Hutto Public Library

Our MissionFOTHPL logo
The Friends of the Hutto Public Library will sponsor programs and raise funds to supp
ort new library services and technologies, while working to maintain and enhance Hutto's quality library.

What We Do
The Friends of the Hutto Public Library provide funding and manpower to enhance Hutto Public Library services to library users. We build library support among community members by attending and promoting library events; we raise funds through book sales.
12112214_10103977883042530_1557468592166030252_nWho We Are
We are an independent non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation that supports the city-funded library but is not part of the government. We have an independent board of directors, with a member of the library staff serving as an ex officio member.
 The Friends of the Hutto Public Library began in December 2003 and recently underwent revitalization in October 2014.

Tara Chappell, President
Stacey Applegate, Vice-president
Kerlina Vinyard, Co-Secretary
Manuel Valdez, Treasurer

The Friends meet on the first Tuesday each month from 7:00 to 8:00 PM unless otherwise stated on the Calendar of Events.

Book Sale
Book Sales occur twice a year. Check the Hutto Public Library calendar for announcement of sales.
Friends members only will get to shop an hour prior to the sale start time; Friends memberships may be purchased at the door.
Donations of books, CDs, DVDs, etc. in good condition are welcome. See our Book Donation Policy for more information on the types of materials we accept.

Ongoing Book Sale
The Friends of the Hutto Public Library also provides an ongoing book sale, located in the library, including a selection of books for all ages, movies and music.

  • Hardback books: $2.00
  • Paperback books: $0.50
  • Children's books: $0.50
  • DVD Movies & Audiobooks: $2.00
  • FOTHPL Cookbooks: $1.00

Friday Films
Friends of the Hutto Public Library sponsor First Friday Films the first Friday of each month from 4-6 pm, offering the community an opportunity to enjoy a movie at the Hutto Public Library.   Through fundraising the FOTHPL was able to provide the library with a commercial popcorn machine.  Come join the FOTHPL at the library for fresh hot poporn at First Friday Films and enjoy a great movie.  Visit and view the Library Calendar to see the featured film.

First Friday Films Movies:
September 6:   How to Train Your Dragon 3: The Hidden World


Friends of the Hutto Public Library Book and Bake Sale

Join Us!

We would like you to join us! You can be a member &/or a volunteer!
Fill out the Friends of the Hutto Public Library Membership Form and join us today!
Annual dues are:
  • $10.00  Individual           
  • $18.00  Family                          
  • $  5.00  Senior (65 and older)      
  • $50.00  Support (Business/Organization)
For more information about the Friends of the Hutto Public Library, please visit us on Facebook at: or you can email us at: Friends of the Library Week
Celebrate the the National Friends of the Library Week with the American Library Association in October. This is a great time to see all the amazing ways the local Friends group has supported the Hutto Public Library.