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Join the Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Library was organized in 1994. A board of directors consisting of seven citizens from the community was appointed and the following purpose was adopted:

The purpose of this corporation shall be to enhance and promote the resources, facilities and services of the Howard County Public Library, and to enhance public awareness of the importance of the library in the committee.

The friends strive to improve and promote the library as an educational, cultural and recreational resource and as an asset to Howard County. They support the library and its staff in a variety of ways including:

Raising funds for library collections
Raising funds for library programs
Granting library wishes
Volunteering at the library
Sponsoring an annual book sale

Membership dues which go to purchase books for the library (and are tax deductible) are listed below.

The Friends meet at the library on the fourth Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.  All members are welcome to attend.

Friends of the Library Membership Dues

Individual Annual Membership - $5
Family Annual Membership - $10
Individual Lifetime Membership - $100
Student Membership - $2

Any donations to the library are greatly appreciated!

Friends Sponsor Successful Street Fair, Summer 2017!
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Author Least Heat-Moon talks at Friends' Annual Membership Meeting


Librarians Prepare Wish Listpresent from clip art

Because the Friends of the Library often receive memorial gifts and other contributions from individuals, they have asked the Howard  County Public Library librarians to prepare a Wish List of items that they could purchase using these funds.  Patrons who would like to give the library a gift are invited to purchase one of the items or to contact a member of the Friends board or one of the librarians.  Items on the Wish List are:

  • Book Ends
  • Plastic Sign Holders (8.5 x 11 inches)
  • Plastic Sleeves for DVDs
  • Magazine Subscriptions (Check with librarians for suggested magazines)
  • New DVDs
  • Blue-Ray movies

Howard County Public Library
Fayette, MO 65248