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Activities, events & programs sponsored by the Friends of the Library



Aims of the Friends

To foster an interest in books
To serve as a link between the library and the community
To promote an appreciation and awareness of the library's services and its collections
To sponsor special community events and literary activities designed to stimulate community interest in reading and awareness of the role of the library in the community
To provide support for the library and its collections through practical assistance, for example, fund raising, the encouragement of gifts, sponsorships and endorsements
To advocate and make representations for improvements in funding arrangements for public library services
To foster links with organisations with similar interests and objectives


Our Program

There are three main areas of the Friends of the Library program to suit a variety of interests and levels of involvement. These are conducted at various venues, including the Branch libraries.
​Social/Educational ​Fundraising for special projects ​Practical help for the library and its customers
- Author visits
- Book launches
- Visits to cultural institutions
- Literary lunches and dinners
- Promotion of children's and youth reading
- Special interest evenings
Holding social/education events
- Assisting with library surveys
- Assisting at library special events
- Promoting the pleasures of reading

Membership Information

Fees: Individual $15, Family $25, Concession $12 (senior/pensioner/full-time student/unemployed)  
Our membership year covers the period from 1 July through to 30 June the following year.  Payments made after 1 March will cover the following membership year.
Fees can be paid to the Cashier, Wollongong City Council, Burelli St, Wollongong or at any branch of the Library


Contact Us
Mail to: Friends of the Wollongong City Library
All Enquiries: President
Phone: (02) 4271 5292
Mail: PO Box 922, WOLLONGONG EAST, 2500


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