Volunteer with the Friends

Dine Out for the Library

Volunteer in the Bookstore or at Friends Events

The Library is fortunate to have volunteers who contribute their time, talent, and energy to a variety of long-term and short-term commitments. If you are interested in volunteering in the bookstore or at Friends events and book sales, please complete an application. As opportunities arise that match your interests and availability, someone will contact you.


Become a Friends Board or Committee Member

You can become a member of the Friends board to help make decisions about Friends or join one of these Friends committees to get involved! Please fol [at] mcpl.info (subject: Friend%20Board%20Member%20-%20Volunteering) (email the board) at fol [at] mcpl.info if you have an interest.

  • Bookstore Committee: Advises on big book sales, promotion, and bookstore merchandise
  • Coffee with Friends: Schedules, secures speakers, and promotes four programs a year 
  • Finance Committee: Oversees all finances, budgets, and investment funds of the Friends
  • Hospitality Committee: Provides and serves refreshments at events
  • Marketing Committee: Promotes the Friends mission and activities in the community
  • Membership Committee: Creates and manages membership initiatives; plans annual meeting 
  • Nominating Committee: Identifies, recruits, and orients prospective board members
  • Annual Fund Drive Committee: Works with individuals and businesses to focus the annual direct appeal
  • Power of Words/Author Event Committee: Selects event authors and themes, plans
  • Armstrong Exhibit Committee: Coordinates a major exhibit event and related programming