Monday, October 24, join the Friends at City BBQ for a Takeover event at City BBQ in Centerville. Show the coupon above or tell them FUND A at checkout. Will work for dine in or carryout all day!
Posted: October 18, 2022
The Friends of the Washington-Centerville Public Library (WCPL) will hold a fall book sale, October 20 - 22, at the Centerville Library, 111 West Spring Valley Road. The sale will feature a "treasure chest" of thousands of books and AV materials in pristine condition with 99.9% donated by library patrons. Book sales are the major fundraisers of the Friends of WCPL. Over its 10-year history the group has donated nearly $250,000 to the Library. These donations help to fund special projects like Family Film Nights, a canine reading mentorship, equipment for the new Creativity Commons makerspace, summer reading club incentives, and Maker Kits.
Members of the Friends of WCPL can shop early on Thursday, October 20, from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Items will be individually priced. Friends of WCPL membership starts at $5 and can be purchased at the door to gain admittance to shop on Thursday. The sale is open to the general public Friday, October 21, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Saturday, October 22, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or while supplies last.
Posted: October 6, 2022
Save the date for the Friends of WCPL Summer Paperback Book Sale, July 8-9 at Centerville Library.
Posted: May 16, 2022
Posted: April 28, 2022
The Friends of Washington-Centerville Public Library (WCPL) have continued their support of the Library with a grant of $21,890 for programming and equipment. Since their inception, the Friends have granted nearly $250,000 to the Library to support projects including Playaway launchpads, various program series, summer reading club incentives, Maker Kits and a scanning station.
"We appreciate the continual support of the Friends - they have helped expand a multitude of programming opportunities at the Library for the community over the past decade," said Director Liz Fultz.
The first Friends Book Sale of 2022 will be held April 21-23 at the Centerville branch, 111 W. Spring Valley Rd., Centerville. This event occurs three times a year and is the largest fundraiser for the Friends.
For more information on Washington-Centerville Public Library and the Friends of the Washington-Centerville Public Library, visit wclibrary.info/friends.
Posted: Thursday, February 10, 2022
Save the date for the Friends of WCPL Spring Book Sale, April 21-23 at Centerville Library. Over 5,000 items will be available for purchase!
Posted: Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Interested in joining the Friends of WCPL Board? Several opportunities available for 2022! Send a letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 18, 2022.
Vice President: The duties of the vice president shall be to perform the duties of the president in the president's absence or inability to act and to perform other duties as may be assigned by the president or Friends board, and to serve as chairperson of one (1) standing committee.
Treasurer: The duties of the treasurer are to prepare and present for the Friends board?Ts approval an annual budget, perform and record all financial transactions of the Friends, report on the financial condition of the Friends to the board at least quarterly, present an audited report at the annual meeting and serve as custodian of Friends assets.
Member-at-large: The duties of the member at-large shall be those as assigned to the member from time to time by the president and/or the Friends board.
Volunteer Committee Chair: The duties of the volunteer committee are to provide, mentor, manage, and organize volunteers to support Friends events, including book sales, and if requested, Washington-Centerville Public Library events.
Posted: Monday, February, 7, 2022