Friends of the Library
The Friends put on an annual book sale, host a monthly book discussion and provide the Homebound Service.
Download the Membership Application to find out how you can become a Friend of the Library.
The purpose of the Friends of the Library is to work for the benefit, improvement and welfare of ImagineIF Libraries – its collections, its services and its facilities.
President: Roxie Lehl
Vice President: Eloise Hill
Secretary: Brenda Dorrington
Treasurer: Margaret Parodi
September 19-21, 2014, Kalispell Center Mall
Friday, 10 am-8 pm
Saturday, 10 am-6 pm
Sunday, 11 am-4 pm
Thousands of items will be for sale, with all proceeds benefiting ImagineIF Libraries. Donations are welcome! Call Wendy at 257.8719 or Mary at 755.7678.
At the 2013 sale, the Friends made approximately $12,000 for our libraries. The money helps pay for:
- Homebound Service
- The ImagineIF newsletter
- Literacy Volunteers
- “Book Page,” a monthly magazine
- Children’s summer programs
- Downloadable ebooks and audiobooks
- Loud at the Library (in partnership with the Foundation)
ImagineIF, in a partnership with the Friends of the Library, provides home delivery of library materials to customers who are unable to visit the library due to illness, accident or disability.
Tuesday, September 9 – Book group, 5-6 pm: Mary Beth Keane, Fever: A Novel
Friday, September 19, through Sunday, September 21 – Annual Book Sale, Kalispell Center Mall
Tuesday, October 14 – Book group, 5-6 pm: K. Ross Toole, Montana: An Uncommon Land
Tuesday, November 11 – Book group, 5-6 pm: Jhumpa Lahiri, The Lowland
Tuesday, December 9 – Book group, 5-6 pm: Ayn Rand, We the Living
Tuesday, January 13 – Book group, 5-6 pm: H. V. Morton, In the Steps of St. Paul
Tuesday, February 10 – Book group, 5-6 pm: Ralph Ketcham, James Madison: A Biography
Tuesday,March 10 – Book group, 5-6 pm: Luis Alberto Urrea, The Devil’s Highway: A True Story
Tuesday, April 14 – Book group, 5-6 pm: Abraham Verghese, Cutting for Stone
Tuesday, May 12 – Book group, 5-6 pm: Brian Kimberling, Snapper
Tuesday, June 9 – Book group, 5-6 pm: Ari Shavit, My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel