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Friends of the Russell County Public Library

Do you love your library and value the services it provides? Do you want to make a difference in your community? Become a Friend of the Russell County Public Library!  The Friends of the Library extend their enthusiasm, eagerness, and assistance in a variety of ways.

The Friends of the Library is a charitable organization formed for the purpose of promoting the Russell County Public Library through financial support, advocacy efforts, and volunteer services. By making an annual membership donation, you can encourage others to invest in the future of our Library and play an active role in helping fund unique services. You can be part of a unified voice to advocate for our Library, encourage others to take advantage of the services we offer, and promote the importance of the Library in our community.

All members of the Friends of the Library receive benefits for joining the group such as book plates recognizing their contribution, discount cards to be used at the semi-annual book sale, and so much more. 

Download our membership application and join today!

Membership Levels and Benefits

Annual membership gifts are payable in full upon joining the organization and thereafter at the time of the annual meeting.

$10 Annual Gift

Annual membership to the Friends of the Library for an individual

  • Subscription to our newsletter covering Library news and events, and 
  • 50% discount card at the semi-annual book sale

$25 Annual Gift

Annual membership to the Friends of the Library for an individual

  • All previously listed benefits, and
  • Personalized bookplate in a new book added to the Library’s collection

$50 Family of Readers Annual Gift

Annual membership to the Friends of the Library for a family of two or more living in the same household

  • All previously listed benefits, and 
  • Personalized bookplate for each member of the family in a new book added to the Library’s collection

$100 Lifetime Membership Gift

A one-time gift with lifetime membership to the Friends of the Library

  • All previously listed benefits,
  • Russell County Public Library canvas tote bag, and
  • Special recognition on the Honor Roll of Donors

Founder’s Gifts

Every gift makes an impact on the future of the Russell County Public Library and its thousands of users.  Any gift of $250 or greater from an individual or a family is recognized as a Founder’s Gift, and comes with lifetime membership in the Friends of the Library.  

Benefits include: 

  • Subscription to our newsletter covering Library news and events,
  • 50% discount card at the semi-annual book sale,
  • Personalized bookplate in a new book added to the Library’s collection,
  • Russell County Public Library canvas tote bag, and
  • Special recognition as a Friends Founder on the Honor Roll of Donors and annual publication in the newsletter

Corporate and Community Friends

Local businesses and community organizations are some of our most significant partners.  Become a Corporate or Community Friend with an annual monetary or in-kind gift of $250 or more.

Benefits include:

  • Subscription to our newsletter covering Library news and events, 
  • Personalized bookplate in a new book added to the Library’s collection, and 
  • Special recognition as a Corporate or Community Friend of the Library on the Honor Roll of Donors and annual publication in the newsletter

 

Download the Friends of the Russell County Public Library brochure (pdf).

Download our membership application (pdf) and join today!

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