Alvah N. Belding Memorial Library

What does it mean to be a Friend?

The Friends of the Library plan and host events year-round.

WHAT DO THE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY DO?

  • Organization of activities and updating memberships at the annual meeting each October.
  • Sponsor and implement the Friends of the Library book and baked goods sale in September and April.
  • Sponsor one library-planned activity for adults each quarter.
  • Sponsor and host the Library's annual Candlelight Reception and fundraiser each year, the Monday after Thanksgiving. 

The Friends of the Library annual dues and fundraising efforts have made it possible for the library to purchase items such as:

Computers and children's reading software

Tables and chairs for the club room

Books, cart, shelving units, and display racks

Bean bags and additional items and materials for the children's area