Friends of the Library
The Friends of the Security Public Library is a nonprofit voluntary group which recognizes that excellence in library service enhances the quality of life in our community. Since 1988, the Friends of the Library have made significant contributions to the steady growth of the library and its services to the community. Friends' activities include two used book sales each year and special library events.
Friends of the Library (FOL) Accomplishments 2017
The Friends of the Library sponsored the annual Poetry Contest for teens and adults and kids. 148 original entries were submitted.
The Friends staff are responsible for the well attended spring and fall book sales.
The library’s annual Fall Story Contest is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 412 original stories were submitted by all ages.
The Friends sponsored the following reading programs:
"Build a Better World, READ”, the children’s summer reading program, had 1,357 children joining the program.
The teen summer reading program, "Build a Better World, READ”, had 324 teens registered.
The adult winter reading program, “Warm Up With a Good Book,” had a total of 584 adult participants.
The Friends also sponsored the following library programs:
Library’s Volunteer Recognition Night
Banned Book Week
NLW Bookmark Contest
Scary Story Contest
Book Lovers Month
Library Card Sign-Up Month
Friends of the Library Board
The Friends of the Security Public Library would like to extend you an invitation to support your local library. Besides knowing that they are doing a service for their local library, the Friends receive the monthly calendar, get first choice at the book sales, and can order books through the library at a discounted price. Membership in the Friends is open to everyone.