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Support your Library

Gifts and Donations to the Library

A gift of $25 allows the libraryto purchase, on discount, $40.00 worth of books!
The library offers several opportunities for readers to donate gifts as memorials or in honor of individuals and families. Make a memorial or honor gift

Join the Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Eastern Monroe Public Library, is a not-for-profit organization for people interested in books and libraries. The purpose is to stimulate public interest in the library, purchase library materials, and support other cultural and educational programs. Join Now!

Donate books or other items to the Friends

The Friends of the Eastern Monroe Public Library acquires funds through
membership fees, donations, and the annual book sale.
Now accepting donated books and other items for the 2012 Book Sale.

Donate to the EMPL Foundation

Gifts to THE EMPL FOUNDATION may be made in cash or with other property. They may be present gifts or gifts to take effect in the future such as by a will either without restriction or subject to certain conditions. Gifts may also be the whole of the amount given or with part reserved or directed to other beneficiaries.

Volunteer at your local library

Shelvers: Detail-oriented book lovers needed to shelve library books at the Hughes Library and its branches. Good alphabetizing skills essential. Familiarity with Dewey Decimal is helpful, but we will train. To apply, call the Circulation Manager at 570-421-0800
ext. 23.
Outreach services: We seek dedicated, well-organized "people person" to help us extend library service to special-needs groups such as the homebound, assisted living residents and daycare centers.Previous experience in a social services setting helpful. Interested applicants should call the Outreach Services Department at 570-421-0800 ext. 23.

Adopt a shelf

Ask at the Circulation Desk or call 421-0800.
Be responsible for one small section of the print collection. Keep it neat and orderly with just four visits a month. Minimum of 1 to 2 scheduled hours one day a week. A schedule will be arranged to meet the volunteer and the Library. Reports to the Head of Circulation

 

last update January 16, 2012