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Friends of the Library

Are you interested in helping the library?  Please join us. The Friends of the Library are looking for new members!

About the Friends of the Cobleigh Library

The Friends of the Cobleigh Library are dedicated to promoting literacy through the Cobleigh Public Library and bookmobile, Books on Wheels II.  They work to enhance its resources, programs and services.

The Friends of the Cobleigh Library are a private organization created to work with the Cobleigh Public Library staff and Board of Trustees.  All fundraising by the Friends will be in accordance with Cobleigh policy and with the approval of the Board of Trustees.

Goals of the Friends:

  • Broaden community involvement and stimulate awareness of Lyndonville’s public library and bookmobile.
  • Assist with fundraising to benefit both the Cobleigh Public Library and the bookmobile general operating budgets.
  • Encourage volunteers to assist with projects, activities, special programs and events.
  • Provide volunteer assistance to staff and trustees so that they meet their goals of service to the community.
  • Acquire special items requested by the Cobleigh Public Library and/or the bookmobile which cannot be purchased from the operating budget.

Membership shall be open to all individuals interested in the well-being of the Cobleigh Public Library.

The organization keeps its own checking account and bookkeeping system.  Money raised by the Friends is used for expenses incurred by the organization and for other discretionary expenditures approved by the Executive Committee.