What are Library Friends? 

The Friends of the Newell Public Library is a group of people who work together to improve the library and its services. This includes volunteering, fundraising, planning events, creating exhibits to put on display, and so much more. Membership is open to everyone and the dues are $5 per year. General membership meetings are held four times per year. 

2021-2022 Meeting Dates:

Monday, September 27, 2021 at 4pm

Monday, November 8, 2021 at 4pm

Monday, April 11, 2022 at 4pm

Monday, June 13, 2022 at 4pm


You can support your local Library Friends group by shopping through Amazon Smile. 


The Library Friends also plan the Festival of Tree's at the library every holiday season. Community members or groups can set up and decorate a Christmas Tree. 


If you would like to join the Library Friends group or would like more information, please contact Leonard or Penny Lanxon at 712-272-4634 or stop in to the library to express your interest.