Friends of the Library

Book Donations

Information about upcoming Donation Days

Book Sales

View upcoming book and puzzle sales on the library events calendar

Give

Donate to the Friends of the Library

Join

Join the Friends of the Library

Volunteer

Volunteer with the Friends of the Library


Friends of the Library meeting and working at book sales

The Friends' Mission

The purpose of this organization shall be to maintain an association of persons interested in books, libraries and literacy; to focus public attention on library functions and services; to facilitate donations of books and other materials; and to encourage donations and bequests to the Friends of the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library endowment fund.

The Friends of the Stow-Munroe Falls Library is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization.

Officers

  • Interim President - Joan Brower - president@friendsofsmfpl.org
  • Interim Vice-President - Penny Lutz
  • Treasurer - Judy Cohen-Baer - treasurer@friendsofsmfpl.org
  • Interim Recording Secretary - Diane Bussan
  • Past President - Barbara Nelson
  • At Large Members - Barb Beiling, Janet Dodson, Kathy Fairchild, Marie Holt, Dave Hadley, Hermine Meyer, Ian Oppenheim, Mary Paugh, Fran Waybright, Ed Weisman

Activities and Events

  • Meetings are held at 2 PM on the 3rd Tuesday of each month with the exception of December and July
  • Book Sales in spring, summer, and fall
  • Puzzle Sale in December
  • Donation Days in spring and fall
  • Daily sorting and boxing of donated materials
  • Annual Membership Meeting

Examples of Supported Programs and Projects

  • Children's Programs - Winter and Summer Reading Programs, Bubble Lady, Bunny Hop, Norio Haunted House Building, Touch a Truck
  • Teen Programs - Peeps Diorama Contest, Anime Club, High School and Middle School Book Clubs, Meet the Author programs
  • Adult Programs - Cooking Series, Antiques Appraisal, Musical Concerts (Malyuk Sisters), Speakers (Terry Pluto), Book Discussion Groups, Summer Reading Program Grand Prizes
  • Flagpole
  • Story Time Room Renovation
  • Complimentary Hot Beverage Station for Patrons
  • Library Building Replica at Safety Town (in conjunction with the Library Foundation)
  • Children's Room Grand Opening
  • Pop-Up Book Sales