Columbus Metropolitan Library
Friends of the Library
About the Friends
Friends of the Library is a nonprofit 501(c)(4) organization made up of everyday customers and advocates passionate about Columbus Metropolitan Library.
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Friends of the Library members are passionate library advocates.
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In The News
Apply to Serve on the Friends’ Board of Trustees
Friends of the Library is now accepting applications from individuals interested in serving on the Friends of the Library Board of Trustees. The self-nominated, volunteer Board is responsible for managing and growing lines of business, recruiting and engaging Friends of the Library members, establishing and monitoring short-term and long-term financial goals, and advocating on behalf of Columbus Metropolitan Library as directed. Applicants should be passionate library supporters with an interest in grassroots advocacy who are able to volunteer 3-5 hours per month in service of Friends of the Library. While all skillsets are welcome, individuals with experience in the following are especially encouraged to apply:
• Digital Marketing
• Member Engagement and Stewardship
• Event Management
• Retail Merchandising
• Vendor Relations and Procurement
• Finance and Investments
Please refer to the recruitment packet for the application and additional information about Friends of the Library and serving on the Friends of the Library Board of Trustees.
Library Board of Trustees approves resolution to seek a levy
Library seeking 1.5 mill additional levyRead More
Tariq Tarey appointed to Columbus Metropolitan Library Board of Trustees
COLUMBUS—The Franklin County Commissioners have appointed Tariq Tarey to the...Read More
Library to kick off Summer Reading Challenge with events at
Library to launch Summer Reading Challenge on June 1
Library to participate in global eBook club
COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is participating in The Big Library...Read More
Library announces headliners of inaugural Columbus Book Festival
Two-day festival to be held downtown on July 15-16Read More
Friends of the Library is a nonprofit 501(c)(4) organization.
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