Thanks from the Friends of the Library
Yet again the community has supported the Library Book Sale! Thank you to all buyers and donors. We raised a total of $4,630.60 in our November 2019 sale. This brings the total funds raised for the library through book sales to $210,494.85 since 2003. These funds enable the library to enhance your experience each time you visit.
2020 Book Sales
Friends Speaker Series
Please see the events calendar for details.
What Do the Friends Do?
Through their fundraising efforts, the Friends have raised over $238,000 in the past 10 years to help with additional financial support for the Library. These funds are used to purchase items such as furniture and shelving and to enhance the Library's collection and programs. Look for a special bookplate identifying books, CDs, and DVDs purchased with funds from the Friends of the Library.
Who Can Be a Friend?
Anyone with an interest in a strong and vibrant Canmore Library.
What are the Benefits of Membership?
You will have the personal satisfaction of knowing that you're making a difference in your Library. You can participate in Friends activities and will be notified of upcoming meetings and events. Friends are admitted to the book sales on Friday evenings at 6:00pm, one hour before the general public.
How Can You Join?
Memberships are available at the Canmore Library year round or at the book sales for just $5 per person or $10 per family. The membership year is September 1st to August 31st.
How Can You Help?
We welcome your donations!
Friends of the Canmore Library Society is a charity registered with Canada Revenue Agency. As such, we can issue official receipts for income tax purposes. Donations by cheque or cash can be dropped off at the Library, addressed to the Friends, or mailed to:
Friends of the Canmore Library Society
Unit 101, 700 Railway Avenue
Canmore, AB T1W 1P4