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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 twenty-five 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 2014-2015 are:

President:
Harriet Brown
Vice President:
Peter Schramel
Secretary:
Barbara Kenny
Treasurer:
Sharon Eckhaus
Membership:
June Zinsley

Friends' Meetings 2014

Meeting Thursday, September 11 10:30 a.m. Room A
Fall Festival Mini Book Sale Saturday, September 20 Library Grounds
Meeting Thursday, October 9 10:30 a.m. Room A
Book Sale Set up (Active Members Only) Friday, October 24 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Rooms A and B
Book Sale (Friends Members Only) Saturday, October 25 10 a.m. to Noon Rooms A and B
Book Sale (Open to All) Saturday, October 25 Noon to 4 p.m. Rooms A and B
Book Sale (Open to All) Sunday, October 26 Noon to 3 p.m. Rooms A and B
Meeting Thursday, November 13 10:30 a.m. Room A