Friends of the Portage Public Library
Welcome Friends of the Portage Public Library
The Friends of the Portage Public Library began in 1988 to support library services in our community. Our dues and the annual book sale support the library by assisting in the purchase of books, recorded books, DVD’s, and other items for the library, and to support children’s programs. We also assist with volunteer support.
Some of the Friends past contributions include the purchase of: computers, computer software, children’s program rewards, DVD’s, recorded books, a beverage machine, activity tables, book bins and furniture. We also support the library’s book discussions, newsletter, children’s program presenters, homebound book delivery, annual book sale and annual dinner meeting.
We thank our current members and welcome new members in joining to support the Portage Public Library. Stop in the Library and pick up a brochure explaining our areas of service and membership. The Friends membership year runs from January 1st to December 31st.
Friends of the Portage Library 2011 Book Sal
"If this nation is to be wise as well as strong, if we are to achieve our destiny, then we need more new ideas for more wise men reading more good books in more public libraries." - John F. Kennedy
PRESIDENT OF THE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY: SUSAN MAC LEISH
Renew Your Membership
Membership in Friends of the Portage Public Library runs from Jan. 1 to December 31, so if you haven’t renewed your membership for 2014, now is the time. Income from membership in the Friends of the Library organization helps pay for the extras for adult and youth programming, such as incentive awards for the summer reading program, occasional performer fees, refreshments, small items for grounds maintenance (tools, birdseed, etc) etc. Membership in Friends of the Library is a statement that you support literacy and the role of the public library in our com-munity. The form at right below may be completed and returned to the library. Make your check payable to Friends of the Portage Public Library.