Friends of SPPL

Upcoming Friends Meetings (Mondays at 7:30pm in the Music Room):

  • October 20
  • November 17
  • December 15

Fanwood Friends Book Sale
All Friends of SPPL are invited to the Members’ Preview on Thursday, September 18, 5-8pm at Forest Road Park. If you’d like to volunteer to help out at the sale, please email Lori Katz. Donations are still being accepted at Forest Road Park on Tuesday, September 16, 4-8pm, and Wednesday, September 17, 9am-2pm.

Additional Sale Dates:
Friday, September 19: 9am-5pm
Saturday, September 20: 9am-5pm
Sunday, September 21: 12pm-4pm ($7 bag day)

Friends Email Address
If you have any questions about Friends membership, volunteer opportunities, etc., you can now email us directly at spplfriends1@gmail.com.

Membership Cards

All current Friends should pick up their membership cards at the Circulation Desk. Your card will show your membership expiration date so you will know when to renew. Friends can also use this card to get FIVE free DVD rentals at SPPL and a 10% discount at the Town Book Store in Westfield.

Friends Newsletter

Click the link above to download the most recent Friends newsletter in PDF format.

Past Newsletters

Who Are Friends?
The Friends of the Scotch Plains Public Library is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization of concerned citizens dedicated to…

  • supporting the library’s various activities and services
  • promoting the use of the library with projects such as children’s summer programs, shut-in reader service, adopt-a-shelf, and special adult program
  • fund-raising efforts including an annual book sale and audio-visual sale

For more information, please see our new brochure!

About Membership…

The Friends of the Scotch Plains Public Library is open to all interested adults and youth, and membership is accepted throughout the year.

“Friends” meet on monthly (September-June), at 7:30 PM in the downstairs meeting room of the Library. All members are invited to attend.

2013 Officers:
PRESIDENT – Joe Quarto
TREASURER – Joyce Andreoli
SECRETARY – Alayna Rosenblum

Applications for membership can be found on our new brochure HERE, or hard copy can be obtained at the Circulation Desk of the Library.

Recent “Friends” Accomplishments…

  • E-Readers
  • Museum Pass program
  • Construction of outside book drop
  • Summer children’s programs
  • Compact Disk music collection and display racks
  • Acoustical ceiling panels for the meeting room
  • Audio/visual aids and tables for the meeting room
  • Adult programs

Join Friends of the Library today! Contributions are tax-deductible. And remember to check with your employer for matching funds. Checks should be made payable to “Friends of the Scotch Plains Public Library.”