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Friends of the East Greenbush Community Library

Our final meeting for 2015 will be on Tuesday, November 17th at 6:30 pm where we will hold our officer elections.

We are looking for a new president, database manager and book sale publicity chair. Please consider running for one of these positions.

Who We Are:

The Friends of East Greenbush Community Library is an organization of people of all ages whose mission is to create broad support in the community for the East Greenbush Community Library as a major and expanding cultural resource. The Friends give a voice to the message that the library and its many services are a vital part of our community.

What We Do:

With funds raised from Friends membership dues and through our volunteer-run book sales and other special events, we help to enhance programs and services that the library can offer. The Friends also have book bags on sale for $10.00 at the Circulation Desk of the library.

In recent years, the Friends have donated money from their fundraising activities to purchase a variety of books, CDs, DVDs, computer equipment, and museum passes, as well as funding many concerts and children’s programs. The Friends continue to be a much-needed and valuable resource for the library.

More Information

Friends Book Sale Information

Friends Documents

Friends of the Library Membership Form

Want to Make a Difference at the
East Greenbush Community Library?

  • Join Us: Membership is $10.00/person; $20.00/family. Membership applications are available at the library or can be downloaded from link above. Your membership and donation, both of which are tax deductible, will be acknowledged by a letter in the fall. Active participation in the Friends activities is encouraged but not required for membership. Donations in addition to the membership fee are welcome and encouraged.
  • Volunteer: The Friends are looking for volunteers to join a membership committee as well as volunteers for book sorting, working at the book sales and other special fundraising events. Call the library, contact the president or fill out the downloadable membership form above if you are interested.
  • Come Meet Us: The Friends meet at 6:30 pm at the library the third Tuesday in February, April, June, September and November. In January, the Friends hold an organizational meeting. New members are encouraged to join and become a part of this important and appreciated community group.

The Friends of the East Greenbush Community Library
10 Community Way
East Greenbush, NY 12061
is a non-profit 501-C3 organization. All donations and contributions are tax-deductible.

Nathan Hans, President
Email: [email protected]
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