Saturday, October 29, 2011
Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library in Michigan Provides Bigtime Support
Friends give library $105,000. (Rocheswter Media, 10/27/2011)
Excerpt: The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library recently gave the library $105,000 which was raised throughout 2010. The library will use the money to fund free public programs for adults and children throughout 2012 and to purchase 70 new public computers.
The Friends of the Library is a non-profit, volunteer organization that supports the library. The Friends raise money by conducting book sales, through sales in their Library Store and through special fund-raisers such as Holiday Home Tour on November 13th. Hundreds of local residents work to raise the money that helps expand and improve the library.