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friends of the orcas island library

FRIENDS is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization

July 13, 2016

Dear Friends –

The attached poster describes in one picture what our thousand words discussed the last time the Board gathered. You are enthusiastically invited to participate in our 60th Library Fair by signing up at the Circulation Desk of the Library. Thank you.

Your FOIL Board, Tim Lunde, Lynn Carter, Kathy Morris, Elane Phipps, Tom Welch, Jim Wiemeyer and Sandy Wilson.

Contact the Library or any Friends member about joining the Friends Board, and about the many different volunteer opportunities.

Purpose

  • To establish and maintain an association of persons interested in a public library on Orcas Island;
  • To focus public attention on and develop public support for the Library;
  • To encourage and receive gifts, endowments, and bequests for the Library;
  • To conduct fund raising activities for the benefit of the Library and to manage funds at its disposal for the benefit of the Library;
  • To support and cooperate with the library in developing services for the community; and
  • To stimulate more extensive use of the Library's resources.

Areas of Interest

  • Endowment Fund
  • Capital Improvement Fund Children's Services
  • Community Awareness Collection Development
  • Technology Landscaping, Furnishings & Building Enhancement
  • Staff & Volunteer Staff Training
  • Freedom to Read

Annual Events & Activities

  • Library Fair — held the second Saturday in August
  • Winter Book Sale — Smaller book sale held in February
  • Friends' Holiday Tea; held first Saturday in December

Officers of the Board

  • President — Tim Lunde
  • Vice President — Elane Phipps
  • Secretary — Tom McDonough
  • Treasurer — Lynn Carter

Committees & Chairs

  • Book Sale — Library Fair: Tim Lunde
  • Book Sale — Winter: vacant
  • Holiday Tea Chair: vacant
  • Library Representative : Phil Heikkinen

Friends of the Orcas Island Library Board

Lynn Carter — Treasurer
45 Waldron View Lane Eastsound WA 98245 360-376-4287
Email Lynn

Tim Lunde — President
5178 Orcas Road Eastsound WA 98245 206-399-7657
Email Tim

Tom McDonough— Secretary
P O Box 165 Eastsound WA 98245 650-380-6704
Email Tom

Kathy Morris
478 Old Pottery Road Eastsound WA 98245 360-376-5599
Email Kathy

Elane Phipps — Vice-President
170 Montgomery Lane Eastsound WA 98245 360-376-8131
Email Elane

Tom Welch
532 Pt. Lawrence Rd. Olga WA 98279 360-376-2036
Email Tom

Jim Wiemeyer
P.O. Box 266 Orcas WA 98280 360-376-5358
Email Jim

Sandy Wilson
P.O. Box 339 Deer Harbor WA 98243 360-376-4524
Email Sandy