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Summer has finally arrived, and with it comes the return of our snowbirds and visitors. Many will be looking for something to do, and Huron Public Library is the perfect place. The current Library calendar is a good starting point for finding a special opportunity. In addition to checking out a Library book, DVD, or CD, you can purchase a used treasure from the FRIENDS Book Nook on the first floor. Downstairs, the gallery provides a place to browse artist exhibits, and the Historical Society has recently opened its doors for several hours a week for those curious to learn about our local history. Use a public computer or bring your own laptop to take advantage of the Wi-Fi for research or to stay connected to others.

Meanwhile, don’t forget that the FRIENDS are always looking for great volunteers and we welcome your participation in our work, even if you aren’t here year-round. If you’d like to help with the Book Nook or work on a team at the FRIENDS Book Sale, just leave word at the Circulation Desk  and one of our friendly board members will contact you as soon as they receive your note.

Our FRIENDS group exists to support our fine Library, which is one of the centers of Huron community life. Look for our distinctive Book Bike at local community events. It is another reminder of our mission. Typically, the FRIENDS financially back the Summer Reading Programs, help to purchase circulating items like the literacy backpacks (filled with fun, educational activities), and underwrite monthly music programs.

We wish to also take this opportunity to thank our former president, Barbara Wilson, for all of her hard work and dedication. Under her watch, the current Book Nook became a reality and serves the public during all operating hours of the Library. We also want to thank all FRIENDS board members for their work and dedication. The volunteer board is truly the heart of the organization.

Have a great, relaxing, and enjoyable summer, but please take every opportunity to continue learning and reading too!

 

Friends of the Huron Public Library Board Meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 3 pm. 

To contact a member or the FRIENDS with questions or comments, please email friends@huronlibrary.org.


Executive Board for 2019

President             John P. Jones

Vice President     Pastor Pamela Sayre

Secretary             Judi Graham

Treasurer             Anne Johnson

Membership        Elaine Conley

at-large                Janet Scott

at-large                Pat James 


Check our our Summer Book Sale display!

Stop by the Library and grab a book for the beach this summer. All books on the Book Bike display are only .50¢!

The FRIENDS are also now selling USB drives for $5.00, available at the Circulation Desk.

 

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Membership Information

The FRIENDS of the Huron Public Library, Inc., a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, is a group of dedicated volunteers who help raise thousands of dollars each year to support the Library. 

The FRIENDS raise funds primarily through tax-exempt membership, sponsorships, income from our Book Nook, and special events. 

Your membership dollars support:

  • The Between The Bookends Quarterly Newsletter
  • The Live with the FRIENDS Concert Series 
  • Monthly Subscription to Book Page Magazine
  • The Library Book Bike
  • Library Funding Requests as Needed
  • FRIENDS Receptions
We welcome your support.
 
Forms should be returned to the Library or mailed to the following address:
FRIENDS of the Huron Public Library
333 Williams ST
Huron, OH 44839
 

CLICK HERE for information about the LIVE with the FRIENDS Concert Series


Membership and Business Sponsors

With the help of members like you and dedicated business sponsors, we are able to support an array of quality programming at the Library, ranging from live musical performances, special author visits, children's programming, movies, and much more.

 

BUSINESS SPONSORS

Angry Bull Steakhouse, Inc.

Arby’s- Huron

Domino’s Pizza- Huron

Hamilton & Associates

Holiday Harbor Marina, Inc.

Huron Ace Hardware

Huron Harbor Marina

Huron Lagoons Marina, Inc.

Huron Lakeshore Laundry

Huron Market

Huron Rotary Club

Label Aid, Inc.

Lake Erie Aerie #2875 F.O.E.

Lighthouse Real Estate

Linda Armstrong RE/MAX Quality Realty

Lisa Horman-Howard Hanna Real Estate

Mulberry Creek Herb Farm

Pied Piper

Ritter’s Rentals

Vacationland Federal Credit Union

 

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