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Friends of Sachem Public Library

Friends of the Sachem Public Library

Friends of Sachem Public Library is an enthusiastic and dedicated group of volunteers committed to supporting Sachem Public Library. For over thirty years, the Friends has provided funding to the Library through sales of books and assorted donated items.

The Friends has made many major contributions to the Library and has enriched and helped expand the Library's services. Record numbers of patrons enjoy our wonderful Library and the Friends' sponsoring of Library programs and special events benefits the entire community.

Each spring, the Friends offers two $500 scholarships to graduating seniors who live within the Sachem school district.

We are extremely proud of the Library's popular Museum Adventure program and have been generously supporting it since its inception.

Friends' Gifts To The Library

  • Inside/Out garden benches
  • Construction of brick entrance walkway
  • Portable wheel chair
  • Emergency defibrillator
  • Gallery display case on lower level
  • Sound and projection system for children's services
  • Clear View on-screen magnifier for the visually impaired

Sachem Public Library is a vital part of the community. The Friends looks forward to continuing its volunteer activities and funding extras for the Library well on into the future.

We ask you to become a "Friend". If you love libraries, join us!

Become a Member

Click here for a printable Friend's Membership Application. Additional applications are available at the Library Welcome Desk. The Friends usually meets on the second Thursday of each month. The Library newsletter and the online events calendar list specific activities and monthly meeting dates and times.

The officers for 2016/2017 are:

Helene Stimatz
Vice President:
Marilyn Giordano
Sharon Eckhaus
Barbara Kenny
June Zinsley

Friends' Meetings 2016

Scholarship Committee Interviews Tuesday, May 3 5:00 p.m. Board Room
Meeting Thursday, May 12 10:30 a.m. Room A
Meeting Thursday, June 9 10:30 a.m. Room A
Friends Luncheon Thursday, June 10 Noon to 3 p.m. Rooms A & B
Meeting Thursday, September 8 10:30 a.m. Room A
Meeting Thursday, October 13 10:30 a.m. Room A
Book Sale (Setup Active Members Only) Friday, October 21 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Rooms A & B
Book Sale (Friends Members Only) Saturday, October 22 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Rooms A & B
Book Sale (Open to All) Saturday, October 22 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rooms A & B
Book Sale (Open to All) Sunday, October 23 Noon to 3 p.m. Rooms A & B
Meeting Thursday, November 10 10:30 a.m. Room A