2018 Book Sale
Thanks to all who purchased used books at the annual sale this June. The Friends of the Library raised $17,900 this year.
From the donations the library added 342 items to our collection which would total $5,248 if we had to buy them for the library. But they were free because they were donations we took from the booksale
2017 Young Writers Winners and Honorable Mentions
2017 Book Sale
Thanks to all who purchased used books at the annual sale this June. The Friends of the Library raised $18,100 this year.
Winners of the Young Writer's contest
Contact the Friends of the Chappaqua Library
Friends of the Chappaqua Library Board Members
|Young Writers Contest||Tom Post|
|Library Director||Pamela Thornton|
Membership is open to any individual 18 years or older. Members are entitled to a special preview of books the evening before the annual June book sale.
Basic membership is $30.
The Chappaqua Library may not, by law, raise funds beyond the taxes that are voted on each spring. Because of that, the Friends serve as a fund-raising organization for extra activities. Please be generous; your contribution is tax deductible and vital to the library. Complete the membership form and mail it with a check payable to Friends of the Chappaqua Library, to P.O. Box 445, Chappaqua New York 10514. We are a non-profit organization and eligible for matching gifts.
Friends Board Meetings
Please call the library at 238-4779 to confirm the date, time and location of the meetings.
Mission of the Friends
"...to encourage, receive and administer gifts for... special items or projects not covered in the library's operating budget... and to support the library in developing its services and facilities..."
The Friends meet monthly to plan programs, prepare for the annual book sale and investigate sources of funding. Meetings are held in the Chappaqua Library, and the public is invited to attend. Our primary sources of income are the annual June used book sale, fund-raising events, special donations, membership dues, and a fall membership drive.
The Chappaqua Public Library is at 195 S. Greeley Ave., Chappaqua, NY 10514. To reach the friends, please call the library at (914)-238-4779, and ask for reference (Option 2).
Donate to the Friends
Amazon Smile Program
The Friends of the Chappaqua Library are now participating in the Amazon Smile program. Amazon Smile will donate 0.5% of any eligible purchase to the Friends of the Chappaqua Library. For details see Amazon Smiles: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/23-7177641