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Friends of the Library

Our purpose:

We work in conjunction with the Library Board and staff to advance and encourage appreciation, understanding, enjoyment and use of  our library. 

 

How we serve:

We use dues from memberships and money generated from book sales and other fundraising activities to fulfill special needs of the library that fall outside the budget received from the City of Goddard.  Our volunteers also help with library programs and activities.

 

We work to encourage literacy and equitable access to information for all who live, work, or visit our community.

 

Recent projects: 

  • Sponsored the 2023 Kansas Reads to Preschoolers program by providing 500 copies of to be distributed to children throughout the Goddard area

  • New and gently used children’s books provided to Clark Davidson elementary school

  • Helped a teacher at Church of the Holy Spirit school to create a classroom library

 

​Membership benefits: 

Our memberships align with the calendar year. And with three levels to choose from, we offer an option for everyone!

 

BASIC: Free to join.

Receive access to our newsletters where you will find announcements of programs, special events, and volunteer opportunities that are available to all Friends members.

 

INDIVIDUAL: $15

In addition to our newsletters, receive a waiver of overdue fees on Goddard Public Library materials borrowed on your library account plus exclusive access to a collection of membership passes to local attractions like Tanganyika Wildlife Park

 

HOUSEHOLD: $40

Our household memberships extend the benefits of individual membership to every library cardholder residing at your address.

 

Join us!

You can renew your membership online or join for the time here.

If online payments are not your preference, you may complete one of our membership forms and mail it to us along with your payment, or you may drop it off in person at the library during one of your visits.

 

 

We are always looking for additional members interested in serving on the Friends Board or our committees. Would you like to learn more?  Contact us at ffgoddardpl@gmail.com  or leave a message for us at the library.

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