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Friends of the 

Mary Cotton Public Library

SUPPORTING THE LIBRARY SINCE 2003

FUNDRAISING

GSCF's Give to Grow Challenge Week 2022

An excellent giving opportunity to support the library with $100,000 in matched funds!

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PAST PROJECT

Project R.E.A.D. (Reach, Engage, and Discover)

Youth Library renovation project enhanced the space for youth and families in our community.

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MEMBERSHIP

Become a Friend of Mary Cotton Public Library

Membership dues help us fund special library projects. Learn more about changes to dues!

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CURRENT PROJECT

Project R.E.A.D. (Reach, Engage, and Discover)

Main Floor renovation project will enhance the downstairs with updated fixtures, shelving, and comfortable seating.

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THE FRIENDS MISSION STATEMENT

 The Friends of the Mary Cotton Public Library do for the library what individual friends do for one another; they come forth with ideas, time, advice, effort, encouragement, and financial support.

About

The Friends is a local, 501(c)(3) nonprofit that exists to support the library's role in and service to the community.

Membership

Be a part of new initiatives to enhance your local library and support a valuable community resource that serves all ages.

The Board 

A volunteer, yearly-elected Board of Directors is the governing body for the Friends and is responsible for fulfilling the group's mission.

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WHAT IS THE FRIENDS?
Founded in 2003 by local community members, the Friends of the Mary Cotton Public Library is an independent, 501(c)(3) 
community non-profit that exists to:
 
  • build community support for the library
  • to enhance the image, materials, services and facilities of the library by undertaking projects on its behalf
  • to create public awareness of the Friends
  • encourage participation in the Friends group by individuals, groups and businesses
 

The Friends Board of Directors

2022

President

SHANA ABERLE

Secretary

KATIE ABERLE

board member

JOAN STOLLER

board member

MARICELA CARNES

board member

LEANNA HARTTER

Vice President

LILLIAN BROWNLEE

Treasurer

MARSHA SHAW

board member

KRISTA WASINGER

board member

DANIELA RIPPE

board member

EMILY GLACE

Interested in serving on the board? Email: friendsofthemcpl@gmail.com
for more info!
 
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CONTACT

PO Box 143, Sabetha, KS 66534