Friends of the

Olive Free Library

Friends Membership Donation

Show your love for the library…

join Friends of the Olive Free Library!

There are many ways to participate in the Friends Group. Here are a few:

  • Donate money to the Friends Group
  • Volunteer 1-2 hours during an event like Olive Day, the Holiday Craft Fair, or Book Fair
  • Set-up before or breakdown after an event with other volunteers
  • Bake cookies for the Holiday Craft Fair
  • Play music for a fundraising event
  • Brainstorm or provide organizational support for our fundraising events
  • Attend Friends Group monthly meetings
  • Share your skills, talents, or expertise

Friends of the Olive Free Library

Library Friends groups are cropping up all over the country. Their activities add an extra level of engagement and support to library goals and programs.

We are looking for volunteers to be a part of the fun and satisfaction of helping this wonderful community resource, The Olive Free Library! Use the link below to let us know how you can help out.

Mission Statement
The Friends are a volunteer group whose mission is to benefit the Olive Free Library by raising money, providing volunteers for Library events and programs, raising community awareness of the Library, and advocating on behalf of the Library.

Contact the Friends Group at

Meeting Schedule

The Friends of the Olive Free Library meet on the first Thursday of
the month at 4:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Meetings are open to the public.

January 4
February 1
March 7
April 4
May 2
June 6
July 11 (second Thursday)
August 1
September 5
October 3
November 7
December 5

Fundraisers for 2024

Membership Drive – May
Library Fair – June 22
Garden Tour – July 13
Olive Day -September 14
Holiday Fair – December 14 & 15

2024 Budget

Approved at the December 7, 2023 meeting. 

Book Donations: If you’d like to donate books and/or dvd’s, please read our Book Donation Guidelines and email before dropping them off. Please do NOT drop any boxes with books, etc. on the porch outside the door when the Library is not open.
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