The Friends of Rockville Public Library
The Friends of RPL is a voluntary organization under the Library’s nonprofit status. The mission of the Friends is to advocate for the library, raise much-needed funds for the library, and sponsor programs and special events at the library.
Projects in which the Friends take part include:
Assisting in the preparation of the library’s Annual Appeal mailing
Organizing books and videos at the Book Nook in the library
Supporting children’s and adult programming
Annual Holiday Cookie Sale in December
Providing refreshments for events such as book discussions
Purchasing museum passes for RPL cardholders
New members are welcome at any time. Dues are flexible and begin as low as $5. If you are interested in joining, please pick up an application at the library or call (860) 875-5892 x 100, and request that an application is mailed to you. To download an application you can print and mail in click Friends Application
Applications should be mailed to:
Friends of RPL
52 Union Street
Rockville, CT 06066-1320
You may also “sample” a Friends meeting and see if you would like to join. Brown bag luncheon meetings take place the first Thursday of most months from September through May at 12 noon in the Community Room on the main level of the library. Beverages and dessert are provided. In June, the Friends have a year ending get-together. Meetings and program notices are sent out by email blast or in the Reminder or JI.
2018-19 Friends of the Library Officers
President: Carol Barcomb
Vice President: Nancy Swanton
Secretary/Membership: Sue Loalbo
Treasurer: Jan Geissler
Publicity: Donna Barnas
2018 Fall/Winter Meeting Schedule:
MEETINGS ARE HELD ON THE FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH AT 12 NOON IN THE COMMUNITY ROOM ON THE FIRST FLOOR OF THE LIBRARY.
ALL ARE WELCOME AND REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED!
2018 Regular Meetings Schedule:
June – August No Meetings
September 6, 2018
October 4, 2018
Join us at our meeting on Thursday, October 4th at noon in the library, when Al Strong from the office of CT Tourism will be speaking about our state parks, walking trails, things to do in the Putnam/Pomfret area, and other destinations of interest in our state. Everyone is invited and if you are interested in becoming a member, applications can be accessed online at www.rockvillepubliclibrary.org or obtained at the circulation desk.
November 1, 2018
December 6, 2018