Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Cresskill Library is an auxiliary nonprofit organization that raises money and organizes events in support of the library.  All donations made to the Friends are tax-deductible.
The purpose of this Organization shall be to maintain an association of persons interested in libraries; to focus public attention to the Cresskill Library; to stimulate the use of the library's resources and services; to receive and encourage gifts, endowments and bequests to the library; to support and cooperate with the library in developing library services and facilities for the community.
Friends of the Library Executive Board
Hercules Invictus, President
Purchase your Membership with PayPal


There are other wonderful and simple ways that you can help support the Friends of the Cresskill Library. 

The Friends of Cresskill Library have partnered with TD Bank to provide an easy way to raise money for the library. Library patrons can visit the TD Bank and find out more about the Affinity Program when they open a new account and inform their TD Bank Representative that they are affiliated with Cresskill Library (CODE AH590). Existing TD Bank customers can enroll too. All information regarding participating accounts will be kept confidential.

How It Works

TD Bank will make an annual contribution to the Friends of Cresskill Library based on the activity of all participating members' TD Bank accounts.  Eligible accounts include: 

  • Checking - Business and Consumer
  • Savings
  • Money Market
  • Certificate of Deposit
  • Retirement
Fundraising Potential
Checking Accounts - the Library receives $50 for every new checking account and $10 for every existing checking account.

Savings Accounts or CDs - the Library receives 1/10 of 1% contribution based upon participants' annual average balances.

The Friends of Cresskill Library have partnered with ConnectOne Bank which will also make annual donations to them through their Affinity Program.
  • Contributions are based on a percentage of the total balances that members and supporters of the non-profit have on deposit. 
  • Non interest bearing accounts earn 0.50%
  • Interest bearing accounts earn 0.15%
  • Eligible accounts include business and consumer checking accounts, savings accounts, money markets, certificates of deposit and Individual Retirement Accounts
  • There are no costs involved to join the Affinity Program; for either the organization or for linked accounts
  • Affinity Program account balances are calculated in January/February for the previous year and checks are distributed to the designated non-profit organization thereafter
  • The organization will not receive any information from ConnectOne Bank regarding client account balances or any other client personal information.
Use the AmazonSmile website for all of your Amazon purchases, and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Friends Of The Cresskill Library.
It is easy to get started, Use the following link
  • Register with Amazon Smile using your existing Amazon user ID and password or create a new account.
  • Select the Friends of the Cresskill Library as your charity of choice. Each time you return to Amazon Smile the site will remember your choice of charity and automatically deposit 0.5% of whatever you purchase while there into the Foundation bank account.
Friends Book Sales
The Friends accept donations of gently used books, CDs and DVDs for our big book sale in the Fall. Volunteers are also needed to help during the sale and to clean up after. Stop by on the book sale dates and make some purchases to benefit your library!
Thank you, in advance, for your continued support of the library!