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Contact

                  785-825-4624
                  301 W. Elm - Salina, KS - 67401 

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Library Hours

                 Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
                 Friday & Saturday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
                 Sunday 1 - 6 p.m. 

Friends of the Library

Become a Friend

The Friends of the Salina Public Library is an organization of volunteer members dedicated to providing visible support for Salina Public Library by raising and donating funds to the library, initiating and sponsoring activities and events, and providing volunteers for library activities.

Membership Categories and Annual Dues

$5 Student
$10 Individual
$25 Family
$50 Benefactor 
$100 Single Lifetime
$250 Family Lifetime

Friends membership forms can be found by clicking "Become a Friend" or at the library's adult circulation desk.

Friends News

 
Stack of Books FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOK SALE

The next sale will be:

Oct. 29: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Oct. 30: 1-3 p.m.

Prescott Room

  TEEN VOLUNTEER SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

Quinton Burger is a senior at Sacred Heart High School, he plans to attend Kansas State Polytechnic in the fall. His goal is to receive his technical prerequisites then transfer to Kansas State University, where he will focus on Pre-pharmacy and Medicine. After receiving his undergraduate degree, he hopes to further his studies by obtaining a Doctorate of Pharmacy. Quinton has volunteered in the Library for five years with several years as Media Organizer. $2,000.00 

Karady Taylor attends Salina South High School, and she plans to attend Kansas State Polytechnic in the fall. At this time, she is undecided but is considering the fields of family and child social worker, psychologist, early childhood development, or even becoming an attorney. Karady has volunteered more than 60 hours at the Library.  $1,000.00  

Projects 

Purchases 

Volunteer 

Friends’ book sale shelf located in the adult department
Book sales
Reception and book sales for visiting authors
Scholarships for teen volunteers
Scholarships for library staff
Funded library fitness program
Supplying books for Little Libraries 
T-shirts for the summer teen volunteers
Large print Readers Digest magazine 
Toys and games for the Imagination Station in Youth Services
Information Services Desk
TomTom and Garmin GPS for Technology Department
Wii game for Technology Department bowling league
Yard signs for Summer Reading Program 
Some volunteer activities for the Friends Members are hosting at special library or Friends event, bring goodies to special events, assisting with organizing the FSPL book sale items, lending a hand with the book sale, assisting with ticket and book sales for the spring poetry series, helping with receptions and book sales for visiting authors.

Find current volunteer opportunities here. 

Friends Board

The Friends Board includes 12 members who are elected to three-year terms. The officers and board members for 2015-16 are:

President: Janet Schmidt 
Vice President: Janice Stanton
Secretary: Marcia Anderson
Treasurer: Cloie Brevik 
Betty Garrison
Gerry Cox
Sheri Becker
Rosalie Short
Carol Muller-Funk
Bonnie Anderson
Judy Kohman
Linda Tysen

Become a Friend

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Testimonials

"When I was young, I loved the library and called it the libaray (ly-ba-ray!). Thirteen years later, I am still an avid reader and love the library."
-Anonymous patron