FRIENDS

The Friends of the Salem Crew Public Library, Inc. is an organization of people who use and support the library.

Email the Salem Crew Public Library Friends: SalemCrewLibrary@gmail.com

Download Friends brochure

 

The Spring Program, Saturday, April 13th: 9:30 – 11:00, Raised Beds Gardening, with Carol Gard, Master Gardener and President of the ISU Extension and Outreach Master Gardener Program in Henry County was a huge success. GardenProgramFlyer.

The program was presented by Carol Gard, Master Gardener and the current President of the ISU Extension and Outreach Master Gardener Program in Henry County.  Carol brings a wealth of experience to this topic:  She has been a gardener for over 50 years, and a Master Gardener for over 20 years.  She has worked as a volunteer at the Henry County Extension Office for more than 15 years, answering horticulture-related questions, based on her Master Gardener certification as well as her experience with her own  vegetable, fruit, perennial flower and shrub gardens south of New London.

 

 

Our Mission
The mission of Friends of the Salem Crew Public Library, Inc. is to support the Salem Library Board in the delivery of traditional and innovative services and programs that inform, educate, excite and energize library patrons of all ages.

Friends’ projects will endeavor to promote a rich and historic rural heritage, foster interactive events that build community bonds and serve as a conduit for public information key to rural life.

Contributions
All gifts and membership contributions are used to benefit every area of the library. We provide funds and volunteer services for:

  • Purchase of books
  • Children’s programs
  • Reading and discussion programs
  • Author, artist and historian visits
  • Equipment and furnishings
  • Holiday events for all ages
  • Displays and exhibits

Organization
The Friends of the Salem Crew Public Library is an organization of community volunteers. All income from memberships, donations and projects is used for library-related purchases and activities.

We work in cooperation with the Salem Library Board and the Library Staff.

An annual meeting is held in October. All members are invited to attend. Officers are elected at the meeting in October.

We are affiliated with the Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations, a division of the American Library Association.

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