Who the Friends of the Library Are
The Friends of the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose purpose is to benefit the Library. The Friends sponsors many activities, including an annual book sale and ongoing fundraising for the new Edith Wheeler Memorial Library. The Friends also provides supplemental funds to the Library for books, materials, programs, and special projects. The free museum pass program at the Library is sponsored by the Friends. The Friends has an elected Board of Directors and holds periodic meetings to plan activities.
Make a Donation to the Friends of the Library
We appreciate your interest in supporting the Friends of the Library! To make sure your intent is clear, please print out the form below and mail a filled copy along with your donation.
Please note, while we appreciate all donations, we ask that you consider making your donation unrestricted (i.e. “where the need is greatest”). Due to collection needs and Materials Selection policies, it can be very difficult to fulfill unique requests.
A letter of acknowledgment will be sent to all donors for tax purposes.
Membership in the Friends entitles you to receive our free newsletter with detailed information about Friends activities and Library happenings. You are also invited to attend our monthly meetings and vote on important decisions that affect the Library.
Individuals — $15
Seniors — $10
Family — $25
Contributor — $50 – $99/Free book bag!
Benefactor — $100 or more/Wheeler pin
Non-Monroe Resident — $30
You may be eligible for a free gift with your new membership! You will receive a brand-new Edith Wheeler Library tote bag for your contribution of $50-$99. Make a $100 donation (or more) and receive a beautiful limited-edition gold Wheeler Pin!
It’s easy to join! Simply ask for a form at the Library front desk, and submit your check or cash there. Or click here for our membership form.
Meeting Dates – All Friends meetings have been cancelled until further notice
All meetings are held on *Tuesdays in the library’s Rotary Room at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.
The Friends of The Edith Wheeler Memorial Library are always looking for volunteers to help with fundraising and the book sale. If you are interested in volunteering, leave your name and phone number with a library staff member at the front desk, and a member of the Friends will contact you.