Friends of the Library

Mission

To stimulate and organize public support, understanding and use of the Anoka County Library; to focus positive public attention on the Library; to support the Library in developing library services, facilities, activities and programs; and to encourage and receive gifts for the benefit of the users of the Anoka County Library.

Meeting Schedule

The Friends meet on the second Wednesday of the month at 4:30 p.m. Please check the calendar for location information.

Activities

The Friends are involved in a number of activities, including:

  • Hosting the annual Library Mini Golf fundraiser
  • Hosting library programs and events
  • Supporting the Summer Reading Program for youth
  • Funding Books-in-a-Bag kits for reading and discussion groups
  • Donating annually to the library system
  • Promoting the Anoka County libraries - some of the county’s most popular assets!

Why Join the Friends?

Your member dues and volunteerism help assure the library’s continued ability to offer special events and programs which enhance the library experience and enrich the lives of library users. Your active involvement will help the Anoka County Library system stimulate and inspire library patrons for many years to come.

History of the Friends

In April 2003 local book enthusiasts joined together to create Friends of the Anoka County Library. The Friends are an all volunteer, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and supporting library programs and services.