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Friends of the WPL District Mission Statement: Our association aspires to help stimulate the child, motivate the adolescent, educate the adult, and sustain the elderly in our community, within the world of books and ever-changing information technology. The Friends of the Winnebago Public Library is an organization that raises funds to provide gifts (programs, materials, equipment) for the library. The Friends sponsor two yearly used book sales. They’ve raised and distributed more than $20,000 for library materials, programming, equipment, and furniture and for scholarships for library district students. Membership Membership in the Friends of the Winnebago Public Library is open to all individuals in agreement with its purposes. Dues are $5 per year. Complete an application to join the Friends of the Winnebago Public Library. Paper applications are also available at the Library Service Desk. Please submit your application on paper, send it along with your membership fee to: Friends of the Library Winnebago Public Library 210 North Elida Street Winnebago, IL 61088 Or drop them off at the Library Service Desk Meetings Last Tuesday of the month (except August and December), 6:30 pm, in the library community room Friends Meeting Minutes: April 25, 2017 Minutes (download) May 29, 2017 Minutes (download) July 25, 2017 Minutes (download) September 26, 2017 Minutes (download) Friends Officers 2017 Norma Kloster, President Faye Reed, Vice-President Paula Black, Secretary Marian Pedrick, Treasurer Bylaws View the Friends of the Library Bylaws (download) Friends Calendar 2017 Garden Walk: July 16 (10-6pm) Used Book & Bake Sale: October 26-28 (Library Hours; Sat until noon) Donate Items for Used Book Sales Donations for used book sales may be dropped off at the library’s Circulation Desk at any time. The Friends look for quality adult and children’s books in good condition, audiobooks, DVDs, puzzles, music (CDs and albums). Encyclopedia sets, old computer software and manuals, weekly magazines, or damaged, musty or outdated materials cannot be accepted. Please box or bag your donations. For more information You can find us on FaceBook Or you can contact the Friends President by email at or by phone at 815-247-8586