Friends


The Friends of Schlow Centre Region Library is a separate 501(c)3 that provides critical financial support, volunteers, and advocacy for the library. Membership and fundraising dollars are returned to Schlow for special, high-demand services:  library magazines, e-books, and other materials; the Summer Reading Program; computers; an annual volunteer appreciation brunch; the youth “Write and Illustrate Your Own Book” contest; Centre County Reads program, and much more.  

Membership is open to the public, and benefits include:
  • Exclusive Friends and donor newsletter
  • Priority seating for selected special events
  • Volunteer and advocacy opportunities for members
  • Confidence that your dollars go directly to an important community resource
The Friends were major contributors to the capital campaign for the facility at 211 S. Allen, completed in 2005. They have contributed over $273,000 dollars since 2002, making them the top ongoing donor to the library. They are governed by a nine-member board. 

Financial gifts to Friends of Schlow Centre Region Library are tax-deductible.  

Join today by downloading the membership form.


    

Board Members

President:  Bob Potter
VP: Sue Werner
Treasurer: Robert Schmalz 
Secretary: Nancy Weinreb
Editor: Margaret Higgins
Board:
Cindy Campbell

Richard Killian
  Cecilia Mills
  Heather Ricker-Gilbert

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