Celebrating our 27th Year
We’d Love to Have You Join Us!
Being a member of the Friends of Maxwell is a great way to support the library. The group supports the Library by sponsoring library programs, holding fundraising events, and by being an advocate for the Library. The group is also involved with community outreach programs:
- The Bulk Loan program at a local senior apartment community,
- The Memorial Day Parade Meet and Greet with free giveaways,
- Donate a decorated wreath and tree to the Octagon House Holiday Open House, and
- Onondaga Free Library’s Festival of Trees.
Annual Membership Dues Donations
- $10.00 — Students and seniors
- $15.00 — Individual
- $25.00 — Family
- $200.00 — Forever Friend
Membership forms are available at the library. Mail them in, or drop your completed form off at the Main Desk.
Please make checks out to: Friends of Maxwell Memorial Library
The Friends of Maxwell Memorial Library is an incorporated 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Certificate of Merit — 2019
The Friends are pleased to be the recipient of a 2019 Daniel W. Casey Advocacy Certificate of Merit by the Friends section of the New York Library Association (NYLA).
This honor has been given “in recognition of the Friends of Maxwell Memorial Library for their exceptionally active and creative service to a library in a smaller community.”
Anticipated Meetings for 2020
First Tuesday of the month at 1:00 PM
- Tuesday, January 7 — Annual Meeting
- Tuesday, February 4 — Meeting and speaker Canceled
- Tuesday, March 3
- Tuesday, April 7 — Meet online
- Tuesday, May 5— Meet online
- Tuesday, June 2
- July — Picnic
- Tuesday, August 4
- Tuesday, September 1
- Tuesday, October 6
- Tuesday, November 3
- December — No meeting
Anticipated Events in Addition to Meetings
- Oscars Contest — Drawing on February 10.
- Free to Enter.
- Win $25 Gift Card to Target.
- Hershey Kiss ‘Roses’ — a gift to patrons for several days, including Valentine’s Day.
- Pot O’ Gold — A 50–50 Raffle during March
- Planting flowers outside and maintaining Maxwell’s outdoor sign.
- Geranium Sale — Canceled
- Memorial Day Parade — Canceled
- July Picnic for Members of the Friends
- October Open House
- Sponsor Art Exhibit for October
- A Raffle during October
- Decorate Maxwell for the Holidays