Friends of the Library

The Friends Bookstore is currently open during the following hours:

Monday – Thursday 10-5:30
Saturday 10-2

Friends of the Library Scholarship Application

The Friends of the Paul Sawyier Public Library is a group of community volunteers committed to supporting the library through fund raising, sponsoring library programs, and enhancing public awareness of the library and its services. The Friends are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible.

Friends activities include:

  • Raising money for special library projects, such as the stained-glass
    window adorning the second floor of the new library.
  • Presenting the needs of the library to the public
  • Furthering the appreciation of books, literacy,and education in the community
  • Supporting programming for children
  • Supporting programming for adults
  • Supporting life-long learning
  • And much, much more!

Who can be a Friend?

Membership is open to anyone interested in promoting the library. The amount of time you spend volunteering is up to you.

How do I join?

Applications may be obtained at the library, in the Friends’ Lilian Lindsey Bookstore, and for download from this link.

How do I contact Friends?

Drop us a note in the Friends mailbox at the library circulation desk or send an e-mail to the Friends’ webmaster, below.

How can I donate to the Friends?

Books, audio books/tapes, DVDs, CDs, and magazine donations may be dropped off in the caged area near the inside library parking garage exit.

We ask that all materials be clean and free from mold.
We do not accept encyclopedias and/or VHS tapes.

Receipts for tax deduction purposes may be picked up in the Friends bookstore (click here for days/hours) or at the library check-out desk.

Your donations help support library services and programs.