Amazon Smile

Now you can support the Van Alstyne Public Library while you shop online at Amazon!

Visit, and Amazon will donate to the Friends of the Van Alstyne Public Library at no extra cost to you! (The only trick is that you must go through the program each time you shop).

Donations do not come directly from customers but from the AmazonSmile Foundation. The AmazonSmile Foundation donates 0.5% or $5.00 for every $1000.00 of the purchase price from customers’ eligible AmazonSmile ( purchases to the charitable organizations they select.

Shopping on the Website:

Amazon Smile ButtonFollow this unique link: to select the Friends of the Van Alstyne Public Library.

All money raised by the Friends helps fund YOUR library.

Shopping on the App:

Once you’ve set up Amazon Smile on your Amazon account, you can set the Amazon app on your phone to go through Amazon Smile automatically!

Just make sure you have the latest Amazon Shopping app (you can download or update your app in the App Store for iPhone or Google Play for Android). From there, you can open the app and find ’Settings’ in the main menu (☰). Tap on ‘AmazonSmile’ and follow the screen’s instructions to turn on AmazonSmile for your phone.

Please feel free to contact the Library if you have any questions (903) 482-5991.