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Amherst, OH 44001
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Friends of the Amherst Public Library

Friends of the Amherst Public Library

The Friends of the Amherst Public Library are a non-profit organization of area residents who believe in the library and its services.

Our Purpose:  To support and promote the Amherst Public Library and all of its activities.

What We Do: The Friends provide financial and volunteer help by sponsoring programs and activities within the library. The Annual Author Luncheon is held in October and book sales are held throughout the year.

Meetings: Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 11:15 a.m. There is no meeting in December.

Invitation to Join
If you care about our library then please consider becoming a Friend. We are a “no pressure” organization. We send out emails periodically to keep members informed of upcoming events. You can be involved with any activities you wish and participation is completely on a voluntary basis. We hold an annual meeting open to all Friends in February. Become a member today by printing out the form below and dropping it off at the library. You’ll be supporting our library and enriching the lives of our community.

Annual dues:    Single $10, Family $15, Business $25

You can make a difference. Please join or renew your membership today. Thank you.

Friends Membership Application

We are grateful for these businesses/organizations who are 2023 members of the Friends of the library:

Amherst Historical Society, Main Street Amherst, Pogie’s Catering, Simplified Facilities Group Inc
., Kiedrowski’s Simply Delicious Bakery

Friends’ Events Schedule

Kindergarten Reading Project
The week of October 9, 2023

Author Lunch
Thursday, October 26, 2023 at 12:00 p.m.
Location Sunset Cafe at Lorain Lake View Park
Author Bob Adamov

Fall Book Sale Member only preview
Thursday, November 2, 2023

Fall Book Sale
Friday & Saturday, November 3-4, 2023

Friends Member Tea
Thursday, December 7, 2023
For Friends members and guests

Friends’ Meeting Minutes

August 23, 2023
July, 26 2023
June 28, 2023
April 26, 2023
March 22, 2023
February 22, 2023
January 25, 2023
November 16, 2022
October 26, 2022
September 28, 2022
August 24, 2022
July 20, 2022
June 22, 2022
April 27, 2022
March 23, 2022
February 23, 2022