The Friends of the Dobbs Ferry Public Library is a non-profit organization comprised of community residents like you who share a commitment to promoting and preserving a strong local library.
Our members and donors provide support of the library through our advocacy and awareness work as well as our volunteer and fundraising programs. We sponsor many of the library's popular programs as well as manage an endowment fund that supplements the library's long-term funding needs.
Our mission includes:
Some of the programs we have sponsored include:
To help maintain the quality of our collections, we also supplement the library’s acquisition budget.
The Friends meetings are usually held on the 3rd Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Library. Our next meeting will take place May 21, 2017. Our Annual Meeting will take place on June 7th - stay tuned!
ALL OUR WELCOME.
Our Executive Board
President: Matt Belloise
Vice-President: Jane Reed
Treasurer: Eden Anker
Libraries allow individuals to acquire the thinking skills that will enable them to learn on their own, all of their lives.
Our library provides a safe haven for all members of our community to think, create, share, and grow.
Libraries today are less about what they have for people and more about what they do for and with people.
Our library is a shared community space for children, teens, adults and seniors. It is a place where our community comes together.
Libraries empower people by providing them with access to information and helping them to fulfill needs related to health, government services, work, and community engagement.
Our library provides services at critical times in our community members lives.
Annual Membership Levels (June-May)
Book Lovers - $100.00
Family - $40.00
Individual - $25.00
Seniors / Students - $10.00
Above and beyond being a Friend, your support and other contributions enable us to meet our goals in supporting our local library's mission.
We also accept donations of books, dvds and cds, which we sell in a variety of ways to raise funds. Please contact us to make arrangements.
We know you need your library but did you know your library needs YOU? We want to keep up our support but we need help from other Friends. Join our email list and then spread the word.
If you are interested in serving in some capacity we are looking for members to join (or lead!) numerous committees including:
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