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The Friends of the Bozeman Public Library help the Library in many ways:
-Enhancing library collections and supporting new collections, such as MOST WANTED.
-Purchasing new laptop computers, furnishings & artwork
Sponsoring the new Mobile Library App!
-Sponsoring reading programs & book clubs
Sponsoring new programs and events, such as MakerSpace and Parenting Workshops
-Organizing used book sales
-Stocking the Friends’ Used Bookstore, located in Lendley Perk Coffee Shop
Some of the special programs sponsored by the Friends are the following:
MOST WANTED Book Collection - offers additional copies of popular, best selling books for immediate checkout.
Friends' of the Library Book Club -- A book discussion series which meets the second Wednesday of each month to discuss books of interest to the participants. The meetings are open to anyone. For more information, call 582-2410.
Summer Reading Program -- Friends provide funding for special performances over the summer, such as magicians, storytellers, and other entertainers as part of the Library's “One World, Many Stories” summer reading program.
How to support the Friend's activities:
Friends Membership -- The Friends of the Bozeman Public Library welcome new members. There are several levels of membership: Individual Friend, $20 per year, Family Friend, $30 per year; Good Friend, $50 per year; Devoted Friend, $100 per year; Supporting Friend, $200 per year and Best Friend, $500 per year. Pick up a membership form from any Library Staff person or the Friends Office. You cna slo now join online!
Volunteer! The Friends have an enthusiastic and knowledgeable community of volunteers that assist with book sale preparation and staff book sales. Other activities include assisting with the Friends' bookstore and researching collectible books. For more information, call Erin at 582-2433 or email Friends.BozemanPublicLibrary@gmail.com.
Did you know the Friends have a Book Store? -- The Lindley Perk coffee shop houses the Friends of the Bozeman Public Library Used Bookstore, which has a wide selection of excellent condition used books year round. The Friends Book Store selects and rotates books on a weekly basis and aims to keep up with local reading interests. All proceeds from the book store sales directly benefit the Friends for improvements to the Library.