Friends members can choose from several volunteer opportunities, including stocking book sale carts in library branches, serving on the Friends Board of Directors and various committees including Membership, Fund Raising and Events committees.
The Friends advocate for the library by speaking at community group functions and encouraging members to write letters in support of library issues.
The Friends provide assistance for library needs through a variety of programs, including book sales and author events.
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The Friends of the Fort Worth Library has supported the Fort Worth Library system for over 60 years because the Friends believe libraries are essential to a thriving community in that they make you smarter, champion literacy, improve lives, respond to change, and make things easier. The Friends help fund local library projects, programs and events including the Worth Reading Program, Advanced Level Workforce Classes, and subscribing to Book Page, a book review newsletter provided free to library patrons.
The Friends also have continual book sales from library carts at the following locations: Southwest Regional Library, 4001 Library Lane (corner of S. Hulen and Briarhaven); Ridglea Branch Library,3628 Bernie Anderson Drive; and East Regional Library, 6301 Bridge Street. Hardback books and DVDs are $1, paperbacks are 50 cents. There is a lock box on each cart for cash and checks.
The Friends of the Fort Worth Public Library is the only non-profit 501 (c) (3)organization in Fort Worth whose book sales and memberships directly benefit the Fort Worth Public Library system. Donations to the Friends include monetary donations as well as book donations.
Monetary donations may be in the form of grants, memorials, honorariums and others. Book donations are welcome and should be brought to the main store.
Book donations are welcome and should be brought to the book store during store hours. Some basic guidelines:
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The Friends look forward to receiving your book donations at our former “Chapter 2” location located at 5318 Trail Lake Drive – Wedgwood Village. (South on Trail Lake off Loop 820)