Iredell Friends of the Library
Join the Iredell Friends of the Library!
To join the Iredell County Friends of the Library, send your membership dues along with this form to Iredell Friends of the Library, PO Box 1306, Statesville, NC 28687.
Who are Iredell Friends of the Library?
Iredell Friends of the Library are people like you who want to help the library grow with the community. Iredell Friends of the Library is an organization of interested contributors wanting to be involved with encouraging the development of readers and lifelong library users.
How does your donation make a difference in our community? Contributions to Iredell Friends of the Library support programs that the library budget does not cover, including:
- Preschool programs that open the door to literacy for young children
- Summer reading programs that keep children engaged and learning while school is out
- Author visits
- Iredell Reads - a biennial community read program
- Let's Talk About It - A yearly book discussion series for adults led by scholars from regional colleges and universities
- Lunch & Learn - Weekly lunchtime programs that feature authors and speakers from our community discussing a wide range of topics including health, literature and the arts.
- Movies - The Iredell Friends of the Library pays for a public performance license and purchases DVDs so the library can offer free movie programs for our patrons
- Local History Projects including the preservation of historical documents and the digitization and preservation of historic photograph collections
- Matching funds for grants - The Iredell Friends of the Library has enabled the library to take advantage of grant opportunities by providing required matching funds