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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:
Sharon Eckhaus
Treasurer:
Barbara Kenny
Membership:
June Zinsley

Friends' Meetings 2015

Meeting Thursday, January 8 10:30 a.m. Room A
Meeting Thursday, February 12 10:30 a.m. Room A
Book Sale (Set up Active Members Only) Friday, February 20 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Room C
Book Sale (Members Only) Saturday, February 21 10 a.m. to Noon Room C
Book Sale (Open to All) Saturday, February 21 Noon to 4 p.m. Room C
Meeting Thursday, March 12 10:30 a.m. Room A
Meeting Thursday, April 9 10:30 a.m. Room A
Book Sale (Setup Active Members Only) Friday, April 17 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Room C
Book Sale (Friends Members Only) Saturday, April 18 10 a.m. to Noon Room C
Book Sale (Open to All) Saturday, April 18 Noon to 4 p.m. Room C
Book Sale (Open to All) Sunday, April 19 Noon to 3 p.m. Room C
Meeting Thursday, May 14 10:30 a.m. Room A
Meeting Thursday, June 11 10:30 a.m. Room A
Friends Luncheon Friday, June 12 Noon to 3 p.m. Rooms A & B