Friends of the library
The Friends Board meets monthly on the second Wednesday at 10am.
Used Book Sale held in July; Red Door Bookstore, open year round, various hours.
Friends of the Bemidji Public Library operate the Red Door Bookstore in the Bemidji Public Library at 509 America Avenue, Bemidji. It is open to the public and staffed by Friends volunteers. Merchandise includes quality used books, sound recordings, and videos at prices from 25¢ to $1.00.
Tuesday 10:00 – 4:00
Wednesday 10:00 – 4:00
Thursday 10:00 – 4:00
Friday 10:00 – 2:00
Saturday 12:00 – 2:00
To join the Friends, fill out an application, make your check payable to the Friends of the Library and mail to: PO Box 1151, Bemidji, MN 56619. Annual dues support library programs and help to purchase books for the library.
Membership levels are:
Student/Senior – $5
Individual – $8
Other Support Levels:
– Lifetime – $300 (one-time payment)
For information on volunteer opportunities stop by the Red Door Bookstore or contact Sharon Geisen at email@example.com
The Friends Board meets monthly on the second Wednesday at 10am in the Library Meeting Room and is open to visitors.0
Generally meets the first Monday of each month at 10:00am.
Wine & Words, Brown Bags Summer Author Series, Great Gatsby Gala – refer to the Friends’ website
Used book donations accepted and appreciated throughout the year and used for the Friends Biannual Book Sale. Events and various materials provided by the Friends are free and open to the public. Visit the Friends of the Brainerd Public Library’s website by clicking here.
Please consider a Friends membership – your membership will help us help to strengthen the library’s collection and bring new programming and resources to the library.
Margaret Welch Memorial Library Friends
Active Chapter: Two meetings per year May 16 & Sep 19, 2018 at Longville Young at Heart Senior Club
Book donations are accepted and appreciated throughout the year for book sales.
Please drop off new or gently used book donations during library hours.
Saturday May 26 Book Sale 9-2
Saturday June 23 Book and Bake Sale 9-2
Thursday July 26 Fluff & Puff Pillow Cleaning 7-3 / Book Sale 9-2
Saturday Sept 15 Book Sale 9-2
Park Rapids Friends
Meet the first Thursday of the month in the library basement at 10:00 a.m.
2023 Book Sale Dates:
Thursday, Feb 9th 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday, May 11th 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday, Jul 13th 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday, Oct 12th 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Pine River Friends
Friends of the Pine River Library Foundation
Friends meet twice a year – Spring & Winter
Foundation email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Foundation website: http://prfoundation.wixsite.com/prfoundation/become-a-member
Friends of the Wadena City Library
304 1st Street SW
Wadena, MN 56482
Karen Wallgren, President
Julie Deiss, Secretary & Treasurer
Board meetings: annually in March, dates to be determined.
Friends Book Sale: On going in the basement of the new library location (once we move)
The Giving Tree donation drive, every December.
Friends of the Library book discussion group, every second Tuesday, St. Helen’s Episcopal Church.