The Friends of the Lyons Regional Library is a nonprofit organization of volunteers supporting the library by fostering public awareness, sharing enthusiasm for learning, enhancing the library’s service to the community.

The Friends of the Lyons Regional Library is a nonprofit organization of volunteers supporting the library by fostering public awareness, sharing enthusiasm for learning, enhancing the library’s service to the community.

To become a Friend, fill out the online application below, visit the Library for a print copy, or ask a Librarian for assistance in completing the online form.

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Individual Membership: $10

Family Membership: $25

Contributions to the Friends of LRL, a 501c(3), nonprofit organization described in the Internal Revenue code in sections 509(a)(1) and 170(B)(A)(vi), are tax deductible. Federal ID tax number: EIN: 84-1264137.

Friends can provide additional support by selecting “Friends of the Lyons Regional Library” as your charity on Amazon Smile.  It may still say “Depot” if you logged in prior to district funding – unfortunately we can’t change this display but the funds go to the Friends either way.  Additionally as the Friends is a 501c3 nonprofit organization your employer may match your gift.

Members receive e-mail newsletters that provide information on upcoming events and how the Friends have been supporting the Library. You can also “like” Friends of Lyons Regional Library on Facebook to receive updates or find more 1information in person at the Lyons Regional Library, 405 Main Street.

The Annual Friends membership meeting is held in the spring of the year and will posted on the library calendar and Facebook as well as emailed to members.  The Friends Board meeting locations and times vary to ensure board members can attend.  If you are interested in serving on the Friends Board, please e-mail us at lyons.library.friends@gmail.com

The Friends of the Lyons Regional Library accepts book donations to stock their ongoing book sale shelf located at the Lyons Community Library. 

Donations of up to one bag or box of books in gently used condition are accepted, please do not donate text books. 

Due to limited storage options we ask you to only drop your donations off on Tuesdays so the Friends may pick them up on Wednesdays. 

 

 

Current Friends Board Members:

Lisa Sobieniak, President
 
Bonnie DiSalvo, Vice-President
 
Pam Browning, Secretary
 
Christina Wells, Treasurer
 
Elaine Powell, member-at-large
 
Leslie Reynolds, member-at-large
 
Vasi Smith, member-at-large
 

If you have any questions or concerns please email us at lyons.library.friends@gmail.com