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Friends of the Library

Friends of the Fairview Heights Public Library are library patrons who are convinced of the importance of a well equipped, well staffed and up to date library.  Friends believe in the value of reading and the importance of the availability of information and materials to people of all ages.

Friends aid in developing public knowledge of the library and in making its resources and joys better known to the community at large.

Thanks to the Friends, the Library has been able to purchase furniture, equipment, library materials, computers and databases.  The Friends also underwrite the children's Summer Reading programs.

Friends of the Library Meetings

The Friends meet four times a year, the 4th Friday of January, April, July and October at 1:00 pm in the Board Room, lower level.  All meetings are open to the public and the Friends welcome anyone who is interested in learning more about their organization.  Interested in joining the Friends of the Library?  Print and submit the Friends of the Library Application.

Book Sale

THANK YOU for attending our July booksale.  We are hopeful to have a 2021 sale but do not have a date as of yet.

 

THE LIBRARY IS CURRENTLY NOT ACCEPTING ANY DONATIONS.

For a list of items we do accept once we are able to, please visit our Supporting Your Library link. 

Tuesday Evening Book Club

The Friends organize a book club that meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7:00p.m. in the Board Room located on the lower level.  Listed below are the current reading selections.  Anyone is welcome to participate in the discussion.

2020:   January 21       Away by Amy Bloom

            February 18     The Library Book by Susan Orleans

            March 17          Sula by Toni Morrison

            April 21             The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

            May 19             The Day the World Came to Town by Jim DeFede

            June 16             The Bookwoman of Troublesome Creek by Kim M Richardson

            July 21              The Good Daughter by Karen Slaughter

            August 18         Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover

            September 15   Plainsong by Kent Haruf

            October 20        The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lis See

            November 17    The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead

            December 14    Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens