Friends Are…

Friends_Logo-488pxFriends of Jefferson County Public Library is a program of the Jefferson County Library Foundation (JCLF), a 501(c)(3) dedicated to supporting the programs of Jefferson County Public Library (JCPL) through advocacy and fundraising.

Friends cherish our Library, and we believe that JCPL is a valuable, essential and fundamental part of the community. Friends lend our voices, time and resources to ensure quality library services in Jefferson County, and lend our support to JCLF’s fundraising and advocacy efforts.

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Friends play many roles by…

  • Volunteering time & talent Helping fundraise
  • Staffing the Friends’ Gift and Book Shop
  • Advocating on behalf of JCPL
  • Promoting JCPL in the community
  • Providing leadership via the Friends’ Council
  • Assisting with book sales including the wildly successful Whale of a Used Book Sales
  • Having Fun!

Benefits of Being a Friend

  • Satisfaction of knowing you are supporting the mission of Jefferson County Public Library
  • The Friends’ Footnotes e-newsletter
  • 10% discount at the Friends’ Gift and Book Shop
  • Admission to Friends’ Preview Night at our Fall Whale of a Used Book Sale
  • Friends of JCPL 50%-off discount on Saturdays at both Whale Sales
  • Special invites to Friends events

Friends Benefit JCPL

  • More than $36,000 raised from the Belmar Gift and Book Shop
  • More than $120,000 raised from the Spring and Fall Whale of a Used Book Sales
  • More than $8,000 raised from smaller book sales throughout the year
  • More than $14,000 raised from Annual Friends Memberships & Renewals
  • More than 450 members
  • 310 Volunteers
  • 63 Board, Council, Trustee and Committee Members
  • Provided 10,343 volunteer hours valued at $243,681.08

Friends is Proud to be Sponsored By…

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