Friends of Parrott-Wood Memorial Library Seeks New Members

The Friends of the Library –Strawberry Plains (Parrott-Wood Memorial Library) are seeking new members. You may pick-up a brochure at Parrott-Wood Memorial Library.

Roles of a Friends Group:

Friends are citizens who value the service of public libraries and volunteer to help them. Friends usually operate with a self-elected board of directors, representing the community.

Friends are kept informed of the library’s plans, progress and problems.

Friends recognize that they do not perform a policy-making role for the library, but should feel that their opinions are value.

Friends serve as “connecting links” between the library and community.

Friends supplement what cannot be provided by the library budget with funds, materials, equipment and services.

Friends decide how to spend the money raised for the library after conferring with the Director of the library.

Fundraising by the Friends is done in coordination with the library director.

Individually and collectively, Friends use their influence to assist the library in obtaining desired financial support, representing the library point of view to legislators and the media.

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