Friends of Schalmont Libraries

SUPPORT & AWARENESS:

To seek support as an organization for students, staff, and Schalmont community members to unite in support of the school library; To build a corps of community members who have a common interest in promoting literacy activities in the Middle School through fundraising efforts; To build a greater awareness of the value and importance of the library to the school community at large; To provide a more thorough understanding of the work of the school library, opportunities,  responsibilities, and possibilities.


FUNDRAISING & ACTION PLAN:

Fundraise and sponsor programs and activities, such as book fairs, to motivate and inspire students to become avid lifelong lovers of reading and literacy;

Host special events to promote literacy; Sponsor and host fundraisers, with the proceeds going towards the special programs; Develop a system for continuous volunteer involvement;


WHY WE NEED YOU…

Dramatic cuts in school funding make your contribution to the Library Media Center more important now than ever before.


WHAT YOU CAN DO…

Join Friends of the Library; Keep abreast of information by attending meetings and/or regularly visiting the FOL website; Attend special events and/or fundraisers; assist in providing refreshments and support at such events; Bring your fresh ideas with you to the meetings or contact Linda Fasano if you would like to have a conversation.



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