Friends of the Library


Mary Maley, President
Janet Flanagan, VP Book Sale
Gary Richardson, VP Book Sale
Nancy Anstadt, VP Book Sale
Diane Meyer, VP Membership
Carole Pepe, VP Publicity
Nancy Anstadt, Secretary
Virginia Reed, Treasurer

What the Friends Do

Organize and run the annual used book sale, held every September
Support the library through equipment purchases, new initiatives  and collections for patrons, and underwriting programs


What the Friends Have Done for the Library

Provide funding for:
*Extensive programming, including our annual Spring Into Arts
*Expanded wireless internet access through our hotspot
*Maintaining the aquarium in the children’s room
*New popcorn machine for movie programs
*New seating for Juvenile and Young Adult programs
*Neon sign for Young Adult area
*Expansion of book discussion kits to include poetry
*Equipment for client self-access to scan, print and fax services
* New motorized scooter
* Upgraded assistive listening device in the Braman Room


Benefits of Membership in the Friends

*Early admission to the annual used book sale held in September
*Tax deductible support for your library
*Order new books at a substantial discount—call Ruth Armbruster, 585-377-5567
*Biannual newsletter


Membership Information

Annual dues are $5 for single or family membership. Membership runs from January 1 to December 31 and includes early admission to the current year’s used book sale. Join any time in the library at the Circulation Desk, or download a membership form, complete it and return it to the library.