Friends of the Library is a tax exempt group with 65 members who work diligently to keep the Rocky Ford Library in pace with the times.  Volunteers are always needed.

Find out about Activities and how to Join the Friends.


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Friends of the Library is a tax exempt group with 65 members who work diligently to keep the Rocky Ford Library in pace with the times.  Volunteers are always needed. 

 

Find out about Activities and how to Join the Friends:

 

Friends Directors

Charlene Lindahl, President

Ed Brown, Vice President

Don Goebel, Treasurer

Marge Dickie, Secretary

Rose Meier

Ann Visker

Mary Dell

Annual Meeting:

 


What do the Friends do?

Sponsored events include:

  • Rocky Ford Library Summer Reading Program
  • Rocky Ford Library Story Time
  • Friends of the Library Coffee Time
  • AARP “55” Alive driving classes
  • Magazine Trade Program
  • Special Reading Parties  (Dr. Seuss & Harry Potter)
  • Reading Room
  • Traveling Titles for Homebound Patrons
  • Macular Degeneration Workshop
  • Books on Tape for all Patrons

“Friends” also:

  • Arrange the reading shelves
  • Supply films and tapes for check-out
  • Purchased a vision machine for the visually impaired
  • Purchased the Big White Bus for Book Sales and other activities
  • Acquire Computers and upgrades
  • Ordering new books and CD’s
  • Purchase large print books
  • Have a booth for Books Sales at the Arkansas Valley Fair
  • Volunteer at The Grand Community Theater in various roles
  • Volunteer at the Rocky Ford Clean-Up Day
  • Cooperate with Friends of the Library in other communities

Join the Friends of Rocky Ford Public Library

Benefits

  • Coffee Time – every Tuesday at 2 pm
  • Access to most recent literature.
  • Preview of Book Sales
  • Invitations to Special Events

To Join

Sign up at the Rocky Ford Public Library

$5 per person per year

Annual Dues January through December.