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Membership/FAQ

Become a Member of The Friends of the Library!

Membership is open to all individuals and representatives of other organizations, clubs, and societies seeking to facilitate the mission of the Herbert Wescoat Memorial Library. Each regular, full dues-paying individual member and a single representative of each dues-paying club or society shall have one vote in The Friends' decision-making.

Membership categories:

Regular individual membership: $10 per year

Organizational/Corporate Member (one representative and one vote at decision-making meetings) $25 per year

The Friends of the Herbert Wescoat Memorial Library, Inc. generally meet the fourth Tuesday of every month (except December) at 5:00 p.m. in the Harold V. Felton Conference Room of the library; however, it would be best to phone the library (740-596-5691) and make certain that a meeting is taking place at that date and time.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Friends of the Library (FOL) organization?

The FOL is a voluntary, non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote programs and policies of the local public library.

Why do we need a Friends of the Library group in Vinton County?

The Friends can assist the staff of the Herbert Wescoat Memorial Library with programming, exhibits, and fundraising.

What can I do?

Participation ranges from attending library-sponsored events, staffing book sales, and serving on Friends of the Library organized committees.

How do I join?

Simply stop by the library and complete a membership application and pay your $10 annual dues. Dues are part of the fundraising effort of the Friends of the Library. 

When and where do the Friends of the Library meet?

The Friends of the Library meet the fourth Tuesday of each month (except December) at 5:00 p.m. in the meeting room of the library, unless otherwise posted on the bulletin board or on Facebook.

Hours

Mon - Thurs:
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Friday:
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday: 
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Sunday: 
CLOSED

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