A perfect way to support your library during the holidays!

Amazon is one of the most widely used websites in the world. Effective October 2013, customers can now elect to donate 0.5% of their purchase to the charity of their choice. This is all made possible by shopping on smile.amazon.com.

If you already shop on Amazon, we invite you to shop at smile.amazon.com and choose Friends of the Kingsport Public Library as your charity of choice. Below you can read about how to use Amazon Smile.

How to set it up:

  1. Visit smile.amazon.com.

The entire shopping experience is the same and most products available on amazon.com are available at Amazon Smile.

  1. Sign in using your Amazon account.


  1. Select “Friends of the Kingsport Public Library”

After signing in, search for “Friends of the Kingsport Public Library” or the charity of your choice.


When you search for a charity, such as “Friends of the Kingsport Public Library,” you will be given a list of possible matches. Select the charity of your choice to continue.


Once selected, you will receive an email confirmation and you can begin shopping.amazon-smile-5

  1. Begin shopping!

Once you’ve selected your charity everything else functions the same. Shop for your favorite products or the perfect gift. Most products are eligible on Amazon Smile–if not, you’ll be notified. You can checkout normally as well. No extra cost is passed onto you–Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to Friends of the Kingsport Public Library!amazon-smile-6

  1. Share with your friends

After you’ve successfully completed a purchase on Amazon Smile you can share the news with your friends on Facebook, Twitter or via email. This option appears on the confirmation page after your order is complete.
We hope you will take the opportunity to support Friends of the Kingsport Public Library with your eligible purchases on smile.amazon.com. Need more help getting set up? Visit the Amazon Smile help page or call their customer support at 1 (888) 280-4331 and tell them you want to support Friends of the Kingsport Public Library.