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Friends of the Cheshire Library

CPL-Friends LogoSince 1887, the Friends of the Cheshire Public Library have worked to meet the needs of the Library. The Friends provide programs, equipment and services that would not be available through the Library’s operational budget.

 
 

Back to School Book Sale
September 2nd – 30th

All children’s and YA books will be on sale during the month of September at the Friends of the Library book sale in the main lobby of the library. Hardbacks will be 50 cents and paperbacks 25 cents. Stock up for the Fall!

 

Join the Friends

Guidelines for Book Donations

Book Sale

Here are some of the programs that your contribution supports:

  • Family Programs: Storytelling, performances, and music to entertain all members of your family.
  • The Sunday Showcase Series: Sunday afternoon programs that feature performing arts and musical concerts.
  • Thursday Evening Programs: For adults: Lectures and seminars on a wide variety of topics from self- help to book discussions.
  • Summer Reading Program: Help keep up your children’s reading skills while school is out, and earn fun prizes.

The Friends also:

  • Act as advocates for the Library locally and statewide
  • Organize and run the annual Library book sale and other fund-raisers
  • Purchase Museum passes for use by the public
  • Assist in staff development and enrichment by providing funds for workshops, meetings and conferences
  • Sponsor the Library Wish List. The Wish List consists of items organizations, clubs, businesses or individuals may wish to donate to the library

Did You Know:

  • The Friends organize and run all Library book sales.
  • The Friends provide the bulk of the Library’s staff support funding, which sends Library staff to professional workshops and conferences in order to provide excellent customer service.
  • Library programs and performances are not funded by your tax dollars. They are funded 100% by the Friends of the Library.
  • The Friends act as Library advocates locally and statewide.

Executive Board

PRESIDENT: Fellis Jordan

VICE-PRESIDENT: Suzanne Duffy

TREASURER: Mike Liapakis

SECRETARY: Pat Brown

BOOK SALE: Martha Lape

NEWSLETTER/PUBLICITY: Pat Westrich

TRUSTEES: Jim Archambault, Patti Flynn-Harris, Debbie Wylie

MEMBERS EX-OFFICIO: Ramona Burkey, Deborah Rutter

To contact the Friends use our email form. (Enter YOUR email address in the email address line!)

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