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Friends of the Cranbrook Public Library250 426 4063| ac.oo1513593369hay@y1513593369rarbi1513593369lkoor1513593369bnarc1513593369sdnei1513593369rf1513593369|http://cranbrookpubliclibrary.ca
Friends of Cranbrook Public Library is a group of people passionately dedicated to the Cranbrook Public Library and wanting to make a difference in the cultural and social life of the community.
Throughout the year, they raise funds to enable the library to purchase books, add to other collections, continue ongoing programs and special projects, increase services and update library facilities. Always, their purpose is to make the Cranbrook Public Library better than ever.
The Friends of Cranbrook Public Library’s statement of goals as found on their excellent website are:
• To focus attention on the library
• To encourage the use of the library’s resources and services
• To receive and promote gifts, endowments and bequests in aid of their goals
• To organize community response and legislative support where needed
• To support the freedom to read and lifelong learning accessible to all without economic barrier
- Some of the many projects of the Friends are:
• Garage Sales
• An ongoing book sale
• Mini Book Sale
• Annual Fall Book Sale, of which the funds raised are shared with the Sunrise Rotary Club of Cranbrook
• Adopt-a-Magazine campaign
• Travelogues running through fall and winter
• Magazine & Audio-Visual Sale
Memberships are available for $10 per adult. Members get some really great bonuses such as:
• 10% at all Friends book sales
• Access to the best selection of books at member-only sales that take place before the sale opens
• 10% discount at Lotus Books and Casey’s Greenhouses
• A twice-yearly newsletter sent by email or in the post about the Friends’ upcoming activities
Donations of books (except encyclopedias, or National Geographics ), CDs, audio books, video cassettes and DVDs are always greatly appreciated.
To learn more about the Friends of Cranbrook Public Library, please call, visit the website or send an email.
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