Friends of the Library

Friends of the Wilson County Public Libraries

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The new name for our Friends group is now Friends of the Wilson County Public Libraries. New officers are as follows:

Chairperson (2016-2018)                Sharrell Eads
Vice-Chairperson (2015-2017)        Hallie Garrison
Secretary (2016-2018)                      Ann Wheaton
Treasurer (2015-2017)                     Jill Coleman


Mission: Friends of the Wilson County Public Libraries provides services and activities to improve and encourage literacy to all citizens of Wilson County, TX, and all persons who utilize the Wilson County Public Libraries, including assistance in the programs, resources, circulation, materials, and public relations of the library. The Friends help by raising funds to support the various programs at the library.
Friends of the Wilson County Public Libraries meet the fourth Thursday of the month except during the summer to discuss last years success and to plan events for the coming year. Anyone may join this organization for a $20 annual membership or $100 lifetime membership.
Throughout the week it is not uncommon to see one or more of the following events occurring at the same time :
Story time for Preschool aged children
Internet computer work
Proctoring of college exams
Photocopying and document scanning
Faxing service
Wireless WiFi connection for computer laptops
Magazine and newspaper reading
and finally library work with checking material out and in from library patrons.