Friends of Smyrna Library (FOSL) is a 501© (3) nonprofit organization formed to promote the Smyrna Library and its activities through special programs, exhibits, and materials beyond regular resources of the library.

If you would like to volunteer with the Friends of Smyrna Library, please fill out our Volunteer Survey Form.

To join, complete the FOSL membership formLike us on Facebook today!

Contact  FOSL at  friendsofsmyrnalibrary1987@gmail.com

Volunteer at Smyrna

  1. Helping cut crafts out for story time programs

  2. Helping call patrons about book holds

  3. Shelf Reading

  4. Serving on a committee:

    • Nominating

    • Fundraiser-Annual

    • Hospitality

    • Public Relations

    • Membership

  5. Serving on the Board in the future

  6. Helping to man the FOSL booth at Depot Days to promote our organization

  7. Helping to man the Annual Scholastic Book Fair

    • This involves handling money, charge cards, checks and running the credit card machine

  8. Helping to write grants    

 

Friends of Smyrna Library Accomplishments October 2018 - October 2019

  • Updated and Amended By-Laws – General Meeting- October 2018
  • 2019 Friends of Tennessee Libraries Membership
  • 2019 United for Libraries Membership
  • FOSL Members manned the 2018 SPL Scholastic Book Fair-November/December 2018
  • Breakfast and Gift Cards for Staff December 2018
  • TAB Christmas Parade Float-$400.00
  • Winter Reading 2018 - $800.00
  • Received $3000.00 Rotary Grant – Computers and Restroom Update
  • A.W.E. Computers for Children’s Dept. $3, 169.00
  • Movie License - $1,270.94
  • 2019 “SOUPER” Friends Saturday Membership Drive – January 2019
  • Board Retreat February 2019
  • Received $2100.00 MTEMC Grant -Hand Dryers and Baby Changing Stations
  • Individual FOSL members donated candy and plastic eggs for Story Time Egg Hunts – March 2019
  • Members physically helped to fill the plastic eggs for the Egg Hunts
  • Provided Snacks for NASA Presentation – May, 2019
  • Received $4000.00 Predators Grant - Summer Reading
  • Received $500.00 Walmart Grant – Summer Reading
  • Summer Reading T-Shirts - $110.39
  • Summer Reading Program 2019-$2625.42
  • Provided desserts and served International Folk Fest Group – June 2019
  • Purchased 1000 Bags for FOSL Events-$792.00
  • Dairy Queen Fundraiser for FOSL – September 26, 2019
  • Depot Days 2019 – FOSL and TAB members manned the booth - September 28, 2019
  • Depot Days 2019 FOSL Drawing: Gifts Cards-Scholastic Book Fair and Carpe Café $25 each
  • Individual Members provided Halloween Candy for Story Time Trick or Treat-October 2019
  • $500.00 for 2019 Halloween in the Park Candy and Booth Rental
  • Books Sales-Used and Hoover Book - $3,207.50
  • FOSL exceeded 1000 likes on their Facebook page

 

Friends of Smyrna Library Board- 2020

Brittany Stevens - President

Aaron Lovett - Vice President

Joel Parks - Treasurer

Sherri Allen - Secretary

Roseanne Peppers - Past President

Sandy Kaiser

Carol Kersey

 

For information about Smyrna Friends, contact the Smyrna Library at (615) 459-4884.