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Friends of the Prescott Library

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Friends of the Prescott Library

The Friends of the Prescott Library is a not-for-profit voluntary organization dedicated to supporting and enhancing the services of the Prescott Public Library. This includes programs and activities for members of all ages.

We aim to enrich the cultural environment of the community by sponsoring special events, arranging book and poetry readings, fostering book clubs, enhancing story writing skills, promoting reading programs for young people and adolescents and arranging events that encourage everyone to read.

Our activities will be directed to strengthening all aspects of our Library as an essential economic and social resource of our community.

OUR PURPOSE:

  • Promote goodwill and support for the Prescott Public Library

  • Stimulate public awareness of Library needs

  • Seek out sources of cultural and educational programs for the Library and to occasionally sponsor such programs

  • Promote a library system second to none through its advocacy role

  • Ensure, through fundraising, that the Library is able to offer to patrons enhanced services and resources beyond the basic offerings

  • Promote love of reading and love of learning

  • Provide for all interested persons an active forum for the discussion of books and ideas

  • Assist in the promotion of literacy in the community

Friends of the Prescott Library - Book Club

Friends of the Prescott Library hosted their first Book Club meeting on  Tuesday February 17, 2015 at 2 pm in the Library. 12 people attended.  The format of this book club is you read whatever book you like or interests you and then at the next meeting give a little synopsis of what the book is about and why you like it so much and why the other members should read it.

Third Wednesday afternoon of the month was decided to be the best time for everyone to attend.

Next Meeting will be in September. Date and time to be announced.

These meetings are open to all, please come and join us.

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