Friends of the Library

Friends of the Library

NEXT MEETING DATE:

Monday, November 11, at 6:00 p.m.

Click Here for Membership Form

NEWS:
We are now part of the Amazon Smile program. Shopping Amazon? Start by going to Smile.amazon.com, log-in to your account and choose us as your preferred charity!
5% of your eligible purchases will go to the Friends of the Library.  Link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/11-3667622

MISSION
To advocate literacy through volunteering, fundraising and community events to support the library, well into the future.

WHY BE A FRIEND?
– Your membership dollars help support services & programs
– You choose your level of involvement
– Supporting the library helps us stay relevant

DID YOU KNOW?
Volunteering has health benefits*:
– Helps you stay physically & mentally active
– Reduces stress and combats depression
– You meet others & develop new relationships
– Teaches valuable skills & provides sense of purpose

AREAS OF INTEREST:
Volunteering– helping with simple tasks from tidying up & updating scrapbooks
to shelf-reading and assisting with programs.

Advocacy/Promotion– apply for Friends Board positions, connect with the community
and promote library events & programming.

Hospitality– looking for friendly faces to help with various events/programs including
greeters, set-up & take-down crew and serving refreshments.

Book Sales– help set-up and take-down, promote, and volunteer for the spring &
fall book sales.

Fundraising– brainstorm ideas, community involvement, solicit donations, write
grants, etc.



*taken from an article by Mayo Clinic Health Systems