The Friends of the Bluffton Public Library raise funds and provide volunteer support for special events and everyday library activities. The Bluffton Public Library is a vital resource in our community.
The Friends encourage everyone who uses the library’s services to make a donation and to share their time, energy, and ideas. Current activities and planning include the library clock flower bed, preparing for annual elections, book sales and Apple Shed, and monthly meetings.
Operating as usual
Looking for a way to connect in the community? Do you have fresh ideas for interacting through social media? The Friends of the Bluffton Public Library are seeking interested individuals for a board member position, starting October 2019. For more information, please contact the Friends at: [email protected].
It's that time of year - time for the Fall Book Sale that is! The Friends of the Library are currently looking for volunteers for the Fall Used Book Sale from September 26-29 - you can sign up to volunteer at the library's front desk. They are also looking for members wanting to be more involved with the Friends of the Library board, who plan the Friends fundraisers and other exciting events. Friends members who are interested should contact the Nomination Committee at: [email protected]
Friends of the Library 5K Run/Walk For Literacy 2018
You know your bookshelves need as much refreshing as your flower beds... make plans to stop by the Friends Used Book Sale!
Join the Friends of the Library on April 26th for our annual Spring Tea featuring local author, Dave Essinger! Tickets are available at the library & space is limited - stop by today! ☕🍰📚
It's that time of year! Donations accepted anytime :) #booksale #weheartbluffton
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The Friends Used Book Sale has moved! All books for sale can be found directly across from the DVD's & CD's. Fresh transformations coming to the previous book sale room (The Apple Shed) soon! #recyclebooks #donate #weheartbluffton #friendsofthelibrary
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Starts Wednesday! (You know you need new rainy day reading material...)
Tickets for the Friends Spring Tea are going fast! Stop by the library to purchase yours today!
Happening this week! Are your bookshelves ready? What about your forks?
It's time for some spring training - Dust off those running shoes and get ready for the 3rd Annual 5K Run/Walk for Literacy! You can register or sign up to sponsor online or by stopping by the library.
Please share with your friends! Have a great holiday season!
Join us this Friday at 2pm!!! We are so excited to have the author M.E. Reach visiting the library this week.
The Bluffton Public Library will host M.E. Reach, an author of young adult books, at 2 p.m., Friday, June 27. The program is in the Young Adult section of the library, according to Esther Birkey, Youth Services Coordinator.
Mark your calendar for the Bluffton Farmer's Market, and come on over at 11:00 to visit with Tango! Kids of all ages welcome! :)
Tango is coming THIS SATURDAY, May 3!
Come see her and read with her--we know she'd love to see YOU (whatever your age)!
We've extended the special preregistration price of $15 (+t-shirt) for the 5K Run/Walk for Literacy until May 7!
After May 7, you can still register for $20 but you'll miss out on another race shirt for your collection... the choice is yours!
REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 8 A.M. AND THE RACE BEGINS AT 9 A.M. ROUTE STARTS FROM BLUFFTON PUBLIC LIBRARY. MAPS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE LIBRARY AND ONLINE (LIBRARY WEBSITE, FACEBOOK, TWITTER) TROPHIES FOR THE FIRST OVERALL MALE/FEMALE RUNNERS, MEDALLIONS FOR THE TOP 3 FINISHERS IN EACH AGE GROUP, COMPL...
Yarn Circle is tonite! Sign-up sheets are now available for April and May! Sign up today!
Interested in sponsoring or participating in our 5k Run/Walk for Literacy? Sign up today! For questions or more information, please contact the library at 419-358-5016 or e-mail the Friends at: [email protected].
Tickets are now on sale for the Spring Tea on April 10 - Spend the evening with a refreshing cuppa and meet our presenter, local author Judy Clemens!
Love Your Library? Become a Friend of the Library
It’s easy! A donation of $5 or more makes you a Friend.
We invite you to begin or renew your support. You can also volunteer or help find new ways to support our library. Join or renew today!
With this heat wave (40 degrees and counting!), are you thinking about spring cleaning? If so, why not start with your bookshelves? The Friends of the Library are looking for donations of books, music, movies, and magazine for their used book sale - drop them off anytime!
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The Friends of the Library is a volunteer, non-profit organization supporting the library to enhance programs and services.
The Bluffton Public Library is a vital resource in our community. Therefore, the Friends encourage everyone who uses the library’s services to make a donation and to share their time, energy, and ideas.
Becoming a Friend of the Library
It’s easy! A donation of $5 or more makes you a Friend. Visit the library for an application to begin or renew your support. You can also volunteer or help find new ways to support our library. Monthly meetings are held at the library. However, you do not have to attend meetings to be involved. Please e-mail [email protected] for meeting dates or more information.
The Friends of the Bluffton Public Library group raises funds and provides volunteer support for special events and everyday library activities. Current activities and planning include preparing for fundraising events like the book sales, 5K and spring tea and monthly meetings.
Examples of Support:
FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR:
Children’s activities and summer reading programs
Updates for the Toddler Room and Teen Area
Refreshments and materials for library events
Spring and fall book sales
Annual formal tea in April
5k Run/Walk for Literacy
Plant and care for library’s annual plantings
Assist with special events such as Holiday Music Series and Holiday Silent Auction