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Newell Library Friends

The Friends of the Library has been very active in helping to keep our local library afloat. The Friends bring together citizens of the Newell area who are willing to work for an excellent library and who will speak up for library services. They believe that a library touches the lives of all citizens from pre-schoolers to senior citizens. Above all, Library Friends stand ready to volunteer their talents, funds and influence, when needed, in order to promote, improve, and expand library services. Membership is open to all. The membership year is from September to September. Dues are as follows: Active or Inactive - $2.00 per year. The Library Friends do not support those basic services which are the normal responsibility of the local library board. Many projects have been undertaken by the Friends group, such as purchasing: computers; tables; children's reference books; microfilm of the B.V. Journal; computer desk and tables; display cases; TV/VCR; encyclopedias; flag replacement; many other contributions. The Friends are very active in supporting the children's reading programs throughout the year; planning and conducting the Annual Cookie Walk and Festival of Trees; making deliveries to homebound borrowers; planning exhibits for the display cases; and preparation of scrapbooks of articles and photos of library materials. ~~ USE YOUR LIBRARY!! ~~ The Friends have been a great help since I assumed the duties of the library director in May 2009. They have expressed interest in helping me in any way they can to keep our library up-to-date and able to satisfy the needs of all patrons. Their generous gifts have enabled me to greatly expand the Junior Fiction and Young Adult sections of our library. These sections have seen a huge increase in the number of visitations from the young people in our community. It is great to see them excited about new books to read. They have given me quite a list of books they want me to order for future use in the library. Thank you Friends very, very much for all that you give back to your library! It is amazing to see the support a community the size of Newell offers us. Thank You Again, Sherri Peterson - Newell Library Director
Friends Meeting Schedule Jan 09, 2012 from 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM Library meeting room,
Friends meeting schedule 2012
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