Friends of the Library

Join the FRIENDS of the Calloway County Public Library, Inc.
(Membership application available in this brochure)

Our officers:

  • Ann Landini: President
  • Bonnie Higginson: Vice President
  • Leslie Engleson: Treasurer
  • Dana Statton Thompson: Secretary

“The way to have a friend is to be a friend!”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
The Friends of the Calloway County Public Library is a group of community volunteers committed to:

  • Advocating for quality library services for all the people of Calloway County
  • Supporting the library through fundraising
  • Enhancing public awareness of the library and its services.

Membership is open to any person who supports the purpose of the Friends and who pays the required annual dues.

Some Friends’ Activities:

  • Book Sales
  • Legislative Meet and Greet
  • Annual membership meeting
  • Library staff appreciation events
  • Speaker and author presentations
  • Sponsorship of programs for children, teens, and adults
  • Various educational endeavors to enhance library programs and services.

Book Sale Information

One of the largest fundraisers the Friends of the Calloway County Public Library conducts is the semi-annual book sale.  Visit CCPL on the following dates and times to get a great deal on used books:

  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 5:00 pm-7:30 pm

    Friends of CCPL Members Only Sale (Join at the door for $10!)

  • Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 8:00 am-10:00 am

    Friends of CCPL Members Only Sale (Join at the door for $10!)

  • Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:00 am-6:00 pm

    Holiday Book Sale Open to the Public

  • Friday, December 6, 2019 8:00 am-6:00 pm

    Holiday Book Sale Open to the Public

  • Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:00 am-3:00 pm

    Bag Sale Day Open to the Public (Buy a Bag for just $3)

Pop-Up Book Sales

(Coming in 2020)

In addition to the two large-scale book sales hosted each year, in 2020, The Friends of the Calloway County Public Library will offer several Pop-Up Book Sales. Pop-Up Book Sale dates and times are currently being finalized and will be announced in early 2020.

Volunteer Opportunities

The Friends of the Calloway County Public Library are always on the lookout for volunteers to assist with setting up and working at the used book sale. If you are interested in volunteering with the Friends of CCPL, please email friendsofcallowaylibrary@gmail.com.

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Library Board

Mark Kennedy
Interim President
Winfield Rose
Treasurer
Riley Ramsey
Interim Secretary
Deborah Jones Bell
Trustee
Vonnie Hays Adams
Trustee