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FRIENDS OF THE STOWE FREE LIBRARY

ABOUT THE FRIENDS

The Friends of Stowe Free Library is a non-profit organization with the mission to help support the collections and programs of the Stowe Free Library. In particular, the mission of the Friends is to foster close relations between the Stowe Free Library and the Stowe community by developing human and financial resources, sponsoring activities and programs, and promoting knowledge of Library resources. Since its inception in the spring of 2006, the Friends of the Library have provided much support to the Library, including:

  • Continued the successful summer book sale and added an ongoing book sale inside the Library
  • Provided the Library’s subscription to BookPage, the popular monthly book review magazine, free to our patrons
  • Provided area Museum and attraction passes, offering free or reduced admission to many sites
  • Continued to support In Our Own Backyard: Meet the Author series
  • Provided funds for the purchase of the library's DVD collection and e-book subscription for children
  • Expanded the Library’s children’s programming including supporting a summer intern to help with the children's programs
  • Raised significant funds through the Book sale and other special events for general library use
  • Co-sponsored the Stowe Performing Arts gazebo Concert series held on the library lawn each summer

For information on becoming a Friend, contact the Friends at sfl_friends@stowevt.gov or mail in an application.

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JOIN THE FRIENDS

Looking for a way to connect with the Stowe community and want to support the library? Consider volunteering as a Friend! Board positions are open as well as intermittent volunteer positions. Reach out today!

The Friends of Stowe Free Library foster close relationships between Stowe Free Library and the Stowe community by developing human and financial resources, sponsoring activities and programs, and promoting knowledge of Library resources. Membership starts at $10 for an individual and $25 for a family. Donations are tax deductible. Volunteers are always welcome! Stop by the Library for more information or fill out the form here: application.

LIBRARY TOTE BAG

SHOP LOCAL WITH A LIBRARY TOTE BAG!

Come in and check out the Friends of the Stowe Free Library book bag. Available during library hours at the Circulation Desk, and at the Blue Donkey on the Mountain Road. Ask a Librarian for yours today!

A great way to carry home your newly purchased books and/or your library books. These bags are strong and durable. They are great for groceries, gifts and farmers markets, espeically as bring your own bag is highly recommended for shopping.

The new books bags are co-sponsored by The Blue Donkey on the Mountain Road in Stowe.

$10.00 each - all proceeds are used for increased children and adult programs and other library services.

BOOK SALE

BOOK DONATIONS ACCEPTED - 8/30/22

The Friends will resume accepting donations for the book sale beginning August 30th. Donations can be dropped off down the flight of stairs at the rear entrace to the Library. Please remember that books should be in good, sellable condition and that encyclopedias, Readers Digest Condensed Books, textbooks, magazines or music cassettes are not accepted. These can be brought to the Stowe Transfer Station.

All proceeds from the book sale benefit the Friends of Stowe Free Library, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, supporting library resources, activities and programs.

STOWE FREE LIBRARY | 90 POND STREET, STOWE, VT 05672 | 802-253-6145

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