Friends of the Library Brunswick Branch was formed in the spring of 2004 to support and assist the mission of the Brunswick Branch Library. As the library nears completion of its planned expansion in Spring, 2011, the Friends group will raise money for special projects specifically for Brunswick, and will work to create awareness and appreciation of library services in the community. For more information about the Friends, visit our website at:
Friends of the Library Brunswick Branch is a volunteer organization committed to promoting, preserving and strengthening the Brunswick Branch Library.
Why Should You Join Friends of the Library?
Local libraries are a community’s greatest free asset. A world of opportunity for young and old alike is waiting just through the front doors of the library. Your support is vital to the library’s growth and success. It’s about more than just good books!
Expansion of Brunswick Branch Library:
The New Brunswick Community Library will feature a public meeting room, a children’s room, teen zone, adult reading room, two quiet study rooms, and more computer terminals with broadband internet connection. All collections will be expanded as well. While state and county funds are being used to construct the expansion and fund operations, the Friends will work to raise money for special projects and enhancements specifically for the Brunswick Branch.
Why Do We Need Friends of the Library?
Community participation is needed to help plan for the expansion and growth of the Brunswick Branch Library. Members are needed to:
- Support programs and services
- Support the creation of new programs
- Promote literacy
- Provide library advocacy before local funding authorities
- Create an awareness of and an appreciation for library services within the community
How to Join:
Contact the Brunswick Branch at (301) 600-7250
About Friends of Libraries U.S.A. (FOLUSA)
The mission of FOLUSA is to motivate and support local Friends groups across the country in their efforts to preserve and strengthen libraries, by assisting in developing Friends groups and promoting library advocacy programs. Nationwide, Friends of the Library chapters support the mission of their local library by promoting programs and activities, and creating an awareness and appreciation of library services in the community. (www.folusa.org)