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Friends of the Roswell Library

Friends of the Roswell Library


To provide financial assistance to the library, to promote the library as a learning center for all citizens in the community, and to act as an advocate for improved library services.

Fast Facts:

  • Friends of the Roswell Library was founded in 1985.
  • The Friends provide volunteer and financial support through periodic book sales of donated materials (books, magazines, CDs, DVDs, educational games, etc.), membership dues, and monetary donations.
  • The Friends purchase books for children's and adult book discussion groups.
  • Every summer, the Friends support the Summer Reading Program by buying books and prizes for children, young adults, and adult participants.
  • The Friends also provide funding for several supplemental programs for the library including:
    • Roswell Reads – a program designed to promote the value of reading, literacy, and lifelong learning through the shared community-wide experience of reading and discussing a common book or collection.
    • Atlanta Author's Series – local authors meet at the library in a small group setting to talk about their writing, answer audience questions, and autograph books on sale at the event.
    • Mystery Book Club - a book review group that meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month.
    • Noonday Nosh - a book review group that meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month.

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Posted by Rich Dippolito
February 7, 2019