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Friends of the Library

Friends of the Georgetown Public Library (FGPL) are a registered 501 (c) (3) organization separate from the Georgetown Public Library. The Friends advocate for the Library and raise funds for programming, book acquisitions, and general support. The Friends hold a yearly meeting in May to elect officers and board members.

Current officers 2016

  • Denise Leyh, President 
  • Jim Hudson, Vice President
  • Kelley Short, Secretary
  • Rosemary Dawicki, Treasurer
  • Judy Davis, Board Member      
  • Debby Eckrich, Board Member 
  • Stacy Lawson, Board Member   
  • Ivan Neal, Board Member 
  • Cathy Pederson, Board Member
  • David Pederson, Board Member 

The yearly membership year for FGPL runs from May 1 to April 30 of the following year. Membership forms are available at the library.

Types of memberships include: 

Student -- $5 for one year, $20 for 5 years 
Individual -- $10 for one year, $40 for 5 years, or $100 for a life membership 
Family -- $15 for one year, $50 for 5 years, or $150 for a life membership 
Benefactor -- $25 for one year, $75 for 5 years, or $200 for a life membership

Various fundraisers are held throughout the year: 

  • The Brick Club is $125 for an honor or memorial brick to be placed on the library walkway. Forms are available at the library.
  • Book sales are held twice a year.
  • The annual 5k race/walk is held in June. Runners and walkers pay an entry fee. Business sponsorships are also available for the race.
  • The Fall Gala and Auction is held at the library in October or November