Friends of the Library 2017-10-11T10:49:17+00:00

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
PO Box 1320
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.

2016-17 Friends of the Library Officers

President: Carol Barcomb
Vice President: Lois Tonski
Secretary/Membership: Sue Loalbo
Treasurer: Jan Geissler
Publicity: Donna Barnas

2017-18 Fall/Winter/Spring Meeting Schedule:

Regular Meetings Schedule:

June – August 2017 – no meetings


November 2, 2017

Join the Friends of Rockville Public Library at their Nov. 2nd noon meeting in the Community Room with teen librarian Jean Luddy who will be demonstrating the Silhouette Cameo electronic paper cutter purchased by the Friends. We will also be decorating our “Sleigh Bells” tree for the Holiday Tree Silent Auction.

December 7, 2017


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