In the simplest terms, The Friends of the Pendleton Community Public Library are pretty awesome. 
But, if you want to know more than that, keep reading...
The Friends of the Pendleton Community Public Library are a non-profit volunteer organization that helps build a sense of community at the library in a myriad of ways.  
By sponsoring fundraising events such as the Lucky Duck Race, quarterly book sales, and the Gingerbread Cottage Build, the Friends are able to support programs such as summer reading, Silly Safari, Morning with Mommy, and Donuts with Daddy.  But, wait.  There's more!  The cafe area in the library is sponsored by the Friends who purchase coffee supplies to make your experience more relaxing and enjoyable.  The Friends fund the purchase of after-school snacks, available for young patrons visiting the library.  The Friends also pay for CPR training for staff members just in case a librarian needs to save your life.  Yes, the Friends are lifesavers in many, many ways.
If you want to get involved in supporting the library by becoming a Friend, it's easy.  Just fill out an application.  A volunteer membership is free.  Simply donate five hours per year.  Choose from a variety of activities and events that interest you.  Indicate your volunteer interests by filling out a volunteer profile form.  Or consider becoming a Friends patron and support them financially with a donation. If you're looking to join a fun group of community-minded friends, then look no further.  Whether you bake cookies, take photos, make flyers, or talk to total strangers about what's happening at the library, your volunteer time supports our community. Join today!

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Stop by the Library Front Desk for more information about how to become a Friend of the Library or email for more information.

The 2020 meetings will be held on January 16th, April 16th, July 16th, and October 15th.  Meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. in the community room.  Everybody is welcome!


Find past meeting minutes here:

January 17, 2019

April 18, 2019

July 18, 2019

October 17, 2019

2020 Friends of the Library Executive Committee Members

Coco Bill, President

George Gasparovic, Vice President

Ann Johnson, Treasurer

Dawn Mattingly, Secretary

Friends of the Library bylaws are available here.

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