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Mukilteo Library - Friends of the Library

Who We Are

The Friends of the Mukilteo Library was founded in 1963 to support library services in our community. After the loss of our library in December of 1994, the members of the Friends joined with the Mukilteo Library Board and other concerned citizens in a two-year effort to restore library services to Mukilteo. Realizing a library would both benefit and enhance our city, in 1996 the voters of Mukilteo agreed to tax themselves to build a new library and annex to the Sno-Isle Libraries System. Construction of the new library began in September of 1997. On July 27, 1998, the Friends and the community celebrated the opening of our beautiful new Mukilteo Library!

What We Do

The mission of the Friends of the Mukilteo Library is to encourage and enhance the partnership betwen the library and the community.

Board Positions Open

Friends of Mukilteo Library is looking for two members to fill board positions. FRIENDS funds many library programs. The Summer Reading Club for both children and adults is an important part of our focus.Other projects have included funding for Habitat Garden, and commissioning the Georgia Gerber sculptures that grace the terrace at the front of the library. Monies for these projects come from ongoing book sales, bequests and membership dues. We have been in existence since 1963 and have 501(C)3 status according to IRS rules.Friends encourages and supports the relationship between library and community.

Candidates need to reside within Mukilteo School District, and have an interest in promoting the library. The position does not require a lot of time. The group meets on the second Monday of each month. Please consider supporting your library by becoming a member of the Friends Board.

Contact person is Margaret Wright at Email Margaret Wright

When We Meet

Board Meetings

The board meets in the library meeting room at 9:00 A.M. on the second Monday of the month, Sept. through May.

Everyone is welcome to attend these meetings. Help us grow - join the Friends!

General Member Meetings

The Friends of the Mukilteo Library hold a general membership meeting on the second Monday of each month at 10:00am in the library meeting room.

Everyone welcome! Please join us!

Newsletter

FRIENDS OF MUKILTEO LIBRARY 2013 SUMMER NEWSLETTER

Saturday, June 8, will be the Friends 50th anniversary celebration. We hope everyone will attend!

The Board has spent a lot of time on preparations. Special kudos to Angie Aldershaw,Pat Collyer, Sandra Weilant, Mae Ling Chin, Jane Dickinson and Margaret Wright. Very special thanks to Jessica Chin, Mae Ling's daughter.

The time for the party is 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Mukilteo Library. Diana Beaumont, a noted local harpist will provide music and refreshments will be served. We still need people to help out with take down and cleaning up. Your help will be very much appreciated.

Publication of this newsletter will resume in September. There are no meetings over the summer months

See you all on Saturday.
Have a great summer!

Margaret A. Wright, President
Friends of Mukilteo Library

How To Join

Please pick up a membership form at the Circulation Desk of the Mukilteo Library, fill it out, and mail to:

Friends of the Mukilteo Library
4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd.
Mukilteo, WA 98275

Information on Donating

Monetary donations, used to support library services in our community, are welcomed by our organization. Donations of goods and/or services will be considered by the Board of the Friends of the Mukilteo Library and presented to the general membership for action. Donations of "gently- used" books, CDs, tapes or videos are gladly accepted for our ongoing booksale, located in the Library lobby. In some cases, donated books may be added to the Sno-Isle collection so that they may be enjoyed by any library patron in the Sno-Isle System. If you are interested in donating items, drop them off at the Circulation Desk at the Library. Be sure to inform the librarian of any special request that you may have for your donation. Tax receipts are also available. Thank you for your gifts. Whether they are added to the library's collection or included in our booksales, we are grateful for your contribution.


When I got my library card, that's when my life began.
- Rita Mae Brown


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