Friends of the Library


Become a Friend of the Library by joining our Friends Group. The Friends Group is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit organization whose mission is to support the Franklin Park Library by providing volunteer services, sponsoring library events, and funding library programs. This group is made up of any interested individuals in the Franklin Park community and the local area. If you are interested in becoming a Friend, email friends@fppld.org

Current officers are:

  • Andrea Cesaro, President
  • Giovina Grizzoffi, Vice President
  • Mary Ann O’Donnell, Secretary
  • Carmen De Angelis, Treasurer

The Friends are also on Facebook. Make sure to “like” their page:

Friends of the Franklin Park Library on Facebook

 

Friends Book Sale

Stop by the on-going Friends Book Sale anytime inside the library. It is located near the magazine section on the north side of the building.

In addition to the on-going sale, the Friends hold special quarterly book sales throughout the year. Upcoming book sale dates are as follows:

  • 2017:
    • Friday, February 3 at 5:00-8:00pm
    • Saturday, February 4 at 11:00am-3:00pm
    • Friday, May 5 at 5:00-8:00pm
    • Saturday, May 6 at 11:00am-3:00pm
    • Friday, August 4 at 5:00-8:00pm
    • Saturday, August 5 at 11:00am-3:00pm

Meeting Dates

  • 2016:
    • Saturday, November 26 at 9:30am
  • 2017:
    • Saturday, January 14 at 9:30am
    • Saturday, February 11 at 9:30am
    • Saturday, March 11 at 9:30am
    • Saturday, April 8 at 9:30am
    • Saturday, May 13 at 9:30am
    • Saturday, June 10 at 9:30am
    • Saturday, July 8 at 9:30am
    • Saturday, August 12 at 9:30am
    • Saturday, September 9 at 9:30am
    • Saturday, October 14 at 9:30am
    • Saturday, November 25 at 9:30am

 

Apr
8
Sat
Friends of the Library Meeting
Apr 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Friends of the Library Meeting

The Friends of the Franklin Park Library support the Franklin Park Library by providing volunteer services, sponsoring library events, and funding library programs. New members are always welcome.

May
5
Fri
Spring Book Sale
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Spring Book Sale

Looking for a great deal on new or gently used books, CDs, DVDs, and videos? Come to the Friends of the Library’s Spring Book Sale!

The Friends are offering a special deal: buy one of their reusable bags for $3 and fill it with as much as you want. Then, bring it back to future sales and fill it again for $3.

May
6
Sat
Spring Book Sale
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Spring Book Sale

Looking for a great deal on new or gently used books, CDs, DVDs, and videos? Come to the Friends of the Library’s Spring Book Sale!

The Friends are offering a special deal: buy one of their reusable bags for $3 and fill it with as much as you want. Then, bring it back to future sales and fill it again for $3.

May
13
Sat
Friends of the Library Meeting
May 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Friends of the Library Meeting

The Friends of the Franklin Park Library support the Franklin Park Library by providing volunteer services, sponsoring library events, and funding library programs. New members are always welcome.

Jun
10
Sat
Friends of the Library Meeting
Jun 10 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Friends of the Library Meeting

The Friends of the Franklin Park Library support the Franklin Park Library by providing volunteer services, sponsoring library events, and funding library programs. New members are always welcome.

Jul
8
Sat
Friends of the Library Meeting
Jul 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Friends of the Library Meeting

The Friends of the Franklin Park Library support the Franklin Park Library by providing volunteer services, sponsoring library events, and funding library programs. New members are always welcome.

Aug
4
Fri
Summer Book Sale
Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Book Sale

Looking for a great deal on new or gently used books, CDs, DVDs, and videos? Come to the Friends of the Library’s Summer Book Sale!

The Friends are offering a special deal: buy one of their reusable bags for $3 and fill it with as much as you want. Then, bring it back to future sales and fill it again for $3.

Aug
5
Sat
Summer Book Sale
Aug 5 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Summer Book Sale

Looking for a great deal on new or gently used books, CDs, DVDs, and videos? Come to the Friends of the Library’s Summer Book Sale!

The Friends are offering a special deal: buy one of their reusable bags for $3 and fill it with as much as you want. Then, bring it back to future sales and fill it again for $3.

Aug
12
Sat
Friends of the Library Meeting
Aug 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Friends of the Library Meeting

The Friends of the Franklin Park Library support the Franklin Park Library by providing volunteer services, sponsoring library events, and funding library programs. New members are always welcome.

Sep
9
Sat
Friends of the Library Meeting
Sep 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Friends of the Library Meeting

The Friends of the Franklin Park Library support the Franklin Park Library by providing volunteer services, sponsoring library events, and funding library programs. New members are always welcome.