will get you through times with
no money better than money will get you
through times with no libraries.
- Paulette Dickerson
Focus attention on the Library facilities, services and needs
Provide support for Library programs
Educate the community about the Library system
Serve as an advocate for the Library
Stimulate use of the Library as a resource for everyone in the community
Work with Library staff and Library board to enhance Library services
Raise money to supplement the Library budget
Sponsor book sales
Serve as host for special events
Sponsor book discussion groups
Sponsor staff appreciation
Sponsor Meet the Author signings
Provide children's programming
Provide funds to support Library programs and equipment purchases
As a Friend of the Library you can use your
special talents and time to help with whatever your interest might be:
New, used hardcover and paperback books, as well as magazines donated to the
Library, are sold to raise money for projects designated by the Friends.
Meet the Author:
Conversations, lectures, poetry readings, receptions and autograph sessions
with locally and nationally known authors.
Storytelling, puppets, plays, festivals, workshops and computers to turn
children on to the benefits of the Library as early as possible and to keep
them life long learners.
Summer Reading Program:
Programs with exciting themes to encourage readers of all ages to continue
to read during the summer months. Incentives and awards for those who
Through fund raising efforts Friends are able to provide extra funding for
materials and equipment to enhance existing programs.
Membership dues and contributions are tax
deductible to the extent of the law.
The Friends meetings are held annually in October
during National Library Week, .
For answers to questions or to make
contact a library staff member at:
Pulaski County Library
Charles & Ona B. Free Memorial Library (540)674-2856
or visit www.pclibs.org