Thank you to our volunteers—we couldn’t have done it without you!
Friends of the Library would like to thank everyone who volunteered their time on October 24 and 25 to stuff and label envelopes for our annual mailing to community households and businesses asking for contributions. We mailed about 10,000 letters, more than ever before, but we finished in record time! By stuffing the envelopes ourselves, we saved nearly $800, which we will be able to donate to the library for resources, programs, and special events. Watch for your solicitation letter in the mail, and see you at our next book sale on November 23!
The Friends of the Library sends an annual mailing to community households and businesses asking for voluntary contributions. These contributions fund the library’s collections and typically raise more than $15,000 for the library.
FOL members, friends, and volunteers fold the solicitation letter and stuff it with a return envelope into an envelope, and a preprinted mailing label is affixed. This is a great one-day service opportunity to undertake with friends, while enjoying coffee, a free lunch, and loads of conversation. Volunteers are appreciated for any amount of time that their schedules permit.
The next annual community mailing will take place on Wednesday, October 24, 6-9pm, and Thursday, October 25, 9am-12pm in the library’s 1st floor conference room. Volunteers are welcome during either shift for any amount of time. Refreshments will be provided.
If you would like to volunteer to help prepare the mailing, please RSVP to friends[at]gepl[dot]org.