The Friends of the Roselle Public Library began in 2002 with the purpose of raising funds to support the Roselle Public Library.
The group holds book sales and stocks a daily book sale cart. In addition they have sold puppets, tee shirts, refreshments at some of the local summer concerts and seed packets. This year they will be selling an exclusive blend of "Friendship Tea" for the holidays.
Where does the money raised by the Friends go? The Friends have purchased a banner, for when they have a membership table at local events. They have donated holiday decorations, run an essay/art contest for students this spring, and awarded prizes, purchased a rug for the Children's Room and sponsored several library programs. They joined FOLUSA (Friends of Libraries USA), the national group which supports local friends' efforts.
Officers of the Friends of the Roselle Public Library are:
Maureen Boyle, President
Hollander Ross, Vice-President
Peggy Artz, Secretary/Treasurer
To become a member, click here for an application and mail the application and your annual fee (made out to "Friends of the Roselle Public Library"), to the Friends, care of the Library.
You will receive your membership card in the mail. Becoming a Friend entitles you to one free dvd rental per membership cycle as well as other perks throughout the year.
Meetings are at 7:30 pm on the second Monday of each month, at the Library. Members are encouraged, but not required to attend meetings.
Annual Membership Fees:
Junior (18 and younger) $ 5.00
Household $ 25.00
Organization & Business $ 50.00
In addition to joining the Friends, you can show your support by purchasing candles, book marks, tote bags and tea at the Library. All proceeds go directly to the Friends organization which supports Library activities and functions.
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