Grant Public Library
Friends of the Library
The official bylaws are available here, but
it's written for lawyers. A more readable version, plus other useful
information is presented on the rest of this page.
What we do
We are an all-volunteer non-profit organization formed to help the Grant
Public Library in any way we can think of (that's within reason). Most
everything gets done throught the committees (see
When we meet
2nd Thursday of each month, at 7pm
How to join
Anyone can join. We request a membership fee to help support our efforts,
but it's not required. All you really have to do is show up at a meeting
and offer to help.
Membership dues schedule
Dues are tax deductible, because they are essentially donations to the
Library, which is also a non-profit organization.
- Single: $5
- Family: $10
- Contributing: $50
- Supporting: $100
The following officers were elected on April 12, 2001:
- President: Chris Clark
- Vice-President: Sylvia Williams
- Secretary: Sylvia Williams
- Treasureer: Chris Clark
Fund Raising Committee
Chairwoman: Susie Keller; Assistant: Tenna Anderton
These folks will probably be conducting books sales, raffles, and other
events to raise money for the Library.
Chairwoman: Gail Keller
We'd like to have the Library open longer hours than is currently possible.
We hope these Aides will begin to make that possible.
Chairman: Rex Provence
This committee will help the Library to preserve some of our local history.
Chairman: [currently open]
This committee is charged with getting new members to help us out.
Chairwoman: [currently open]
These members will try to keep something going on all the time at the
library. We hope to get speakers, have classes, help conduct children's
story hour, and anything else we can think of to help generate interest in
Chairman: [currently open]
These brave souls will assemble and publish a regular newsletter to update
members (and others) on what's going on with the Friends of the Library.
Churches and Schools Committee
Chairman: Annette Kirkland
If you know of an old school or church, call her with the information.
Gunter Mountain History Project Committee
Chairman: Jean Jackson
The goal of the project is not only to record family members' birth and death dates, but actually put people back in time
with stories, pictures and humor.
Friends of the Library Newsletter
We have begun publishing our newsletter, and plan (hope?) to publish it on about
a quarterly basis. Copies will be available in the Library, and at meetings
of the Friends.
We are currently unable to support subscriptions for mailing the
newsletter, but that may be a possibility in the future.
In addition to the print edition, we are also publishing
it here on the web. The following issues are currently available: