How to Help

Volunteer Interest Form

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I'm interested in volunteering in the following areas:


  • create a list of local organizations for contact
  • plan and solicit donations for an auction
  • create a list of annual downtown festivals & events
  • help keep book sale kiosk stocked

FUNdraiser or Author Luncheon:

  • Secure speaker/author
  • Secure location
  • Arrange catering & decor
  • Work on invitations & promotion
  • Co-host event
  • Insure positive ROI

Join a committee:

  • plan a program
  • “host” a program/movie
  • help with setup/breakdown
  • help with check-in
  • sell refreshments at movie programs
  • prepare/purchase items for Annual meeting
  • solicit donations for Chinese auction
  • maintain calendar of events on website

Write something:

  • write a press release
  • contribute an article to our newsletter
  • submit written press information to online and print outlets

DarEll Hoskissen, Lorraine Vismara, Beth Nitch

Drum up support:

  • talk with friends in local communities about hosting a “get to know” meeting
  • distribute program/membership information to friends
  • speak to a local group about the Friends
  • staff a membership table at the library
  • identify local businesses who might support the Friends through a sponsorship
  • if you have a friend or business contact there, ask for the opportunity to make a presentation
  • accompany board member to presentation
  • help create sponsorship package and presentation

Reach out to the Community:

  • speak to a local group about the Friends
  • if you belong to a local group, speak with their members about the Friends
  • if you belong to a local group, work with Board on potential partnerships with Friends

Walk & Talk:

  • contact local residential communities for names of social director/committee to send emails about our programs
  • contact local organizations for names & emails of executive directors
  • make calls to members or attendees if required
  • distribute flyers to downtown area & residential communities

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  • ATTEND BOARD MEETINGS to learn more about the Friends and what you can do. Our meetings are the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 3 PM. Location is 1651 Lee St.