do I join Friends of Smyrna Library?
review our membership page.
I donate used books to the library?
welcome donations of used hardcover and paperback books in
good condition. The library has a collection of almost 100,000
books and it is always adding and replacing books. Donated
books meeting a specific need will be added to the library's
books will be sold at one of our book sales. Last year we
raised thousands of dollars from the sale of donated used
books. Thank you for your donation!
do you collect used computer printer ink jet cartridges?
collect and sell used ink jet cartridges to a recycling company.
We raise almost $500 a year from this innovative program. Please
place your used cartridges in the bin beneath the FOSL display
case in the library lobby.
do you solicit donations of old magazines to the library?
magazines are sold for 10 cents each at the bookstore near the
circulation desk. Because of the nominal price, this fund raising
program has become very popular. So, please bring in as many
magazines as you can carry!
else can I donate that will benefit the library?
the non-cash donation of products and services needed to support
library programs and defray costs. Please see our current
list of desired items if you wish to make a non-cash donation.
I donate supplies specifically for the children's program?
Please review the wish list.
you offer any community service volunteer opportunities?
Please see our list of volunteer job
openings and apply today!
I donate money to the Friends of Smyrna Library (FOSL),
what will it be used for?
donations are placed in an endowment from which funds are
spent to support the library.
want to direct the expenditure of a specific cash donation,
please contact our officers to
discuss implementing your gift. Thank you for your consideration
I specify a donation from my estate in my will for the benefit
of the Smyrna Library?
FOSL is able to both accept your donation and assist your lawyer
in planning your bequest. Please contact our president
to learn more.