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, December 1 at 5:00-8:00pm
    • Saturday, December 2 at 10:00am-2:00pm
  •  2018:
    • Friday, February 16 at 5:00-8:00pm
    • Saturday, February 17 at 10:00am-2:00pm
    • Friday, May 18 at 5:00-8:00pm
    • Saturday, May 19 at 10:00am-2:00pm
    • Friday, August 17 at 5:00-8:00pm
    • Saturday, August 18 at 10:00am-2:00pm
    • Friday, November 30 at 5:00-8:00pm
    • Saturday, December 1 at 10:00am-2:00pm

 

Meeting Dates

  • 2017:
    • Saturday, October 7 at 9:30am
    • Saturday, November 25 at 9:30am

 

Oct
21
Sat
Friends of the Library Membership Drive Party
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Friends of the Library Membership Drive Party

National Friends of Libraries Week is October 15-21, 2017. Celebrate with us during our annual Friends of the Library Membership Drive Party. We will have food and drinks for you to enjoy and a prize raffle for all Friends members to enter.

Not a Friends of the Library member? This is the perfect opportunity for you to join the group and socialize with your fellow members.

Nov
25
Sat
Friends of the Library Meeting
Nov 25 @ 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.

Dec
1
Fri
Fall Book Sale
Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fall 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 Fall 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.

Dec
2
Sat
Fall Book Sale
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Fall 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 Fall 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.