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Friends of the Library


The FoJCL, established in 1990, exists as a patron advocacy group whose activities include fundraising events, the Twice Read Books room, and financial support for a variety of library programs and purchases. 

FoJCL fundraising supports:

Twice Read Books - a discount book outlet. It is open on Fridays from 10 AM to 1 PM. (You can also make an appointment to come in and browse).           

Children’s Programs
Grab-N-Go Bags
Adult Programs
Summer Reading Program
Bookmark Contest                                                                                                                                                   

Special purchases of books, audiobooks, and movies, 

Programs, projects, and workshops offered by the Jefferson County Library

Our library staff, volunteers, and many physical and online library resources.

Volunteer Opportunities:

❖ Twice Read Books - Come in and help run the TRB rooms. Right now we are open on Fridays from 10  AM to 1 PM. We would love to be open more, so volunteer and help us be more accessible.
❖ Saturday Market – FoJCL is set up at the Market one Saturday in May, June, July and August. This is a fun volunteer experience selling books & library love.
❖ FoJCL book sale in October needs lots of helpers – don’t be shy.
❖ Book sorting and shelving – Help is always needed here.
❖ October National Friends of Libraries Week – A week of activities from displays to community outreach. Your help will be valuable here.
❖ Donate a basket for our Holiday Silent Auction – we can even help you wrap it up.
❖ Advocate – let your friends and neighbors know what a wonderful & vital Library we have and encourage them to check out the Friends of Jefferson County Library!

Become a member today!



Joan McDonald, President

Melinda Turek, Vice-President

Carol Bodey, Treasurer

Amy Oland, Secretary


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