Friends of the Library

Join and support Friends of the Library!

What a difference a Friend makes! Through volunteering and financial support, the Friends have made possible:

  • Programs for children, teens, and adults
  • Support for the Summer Reading Club
  • Scholarships
  • Special celebrations such as the National Library week after-hours event
  • The 100th Birthday Party for the library
  • The Plainfield Garden Tour
  • The purchase of supplies and equipment for the library

Friends of the Library Mission

Our mission is to support and supplement library programs, with consideration to meeting the needs of the whole community.

Friends Of The Library Goals

  • Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with the Board of Trustees.
  • Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with the library staff.
  • Operate the Friends of the Library autonomously and in a businesslike manner.
  • Ensure accountability of the Friends’ Board to their membership.
  • Network with other Friends groups to share ideas and information.
  • Identify and define current membership.
  • Institute consistent communication with our membership.
  • Increase membership and recruit additional board members.
  • Explore options for better PR and media coverage for events and activities sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Officers

  • Cindy Whicker
  • Margie Wilson
  • Nancy Brandenburg
  • Sara Appel
  • Norma Ebert
  • Pamela Alford
  • Ruth Dickinson
  • Karen Gooding
  • Jasraj Sandhu

2017 Book Sales

2017 Book Sale Dates:

  • Feb. 22 – 26
  • May 3 – 7
  • Jul. 26 – 30
  • Sept. 13 – 17
  • Nov. 29 – Dec. 3

Days and Hours

  • Wednesdays: 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. (Members Only)
  • Thursdays: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Regular Price)
  • Fridays: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Regular Price)
  • Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Half Price Day)
  • Sundays: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. (Bag of Books $5)

More Info

Annual Membership Rates
  • Individual Membership: $15
  • Family Membership: $25
  • Supporting Membership: $50
  • Sustaining: $100+
How to Become A Friend

Please print out this form and mail to the library along with a check. Instructions and more information are included on the form. You can also call the Friends of the Library at 839-6602 ext. 2198.

Friends Of The Library Brochure

Do you have questions about Friends of the Library?

The library staff would be happy to direct you in the right direction to connect with Friends of the Library!