About the Friends
To join or donate – Please use our PayPal buttons below or respond with our Friends 2021 Brochure.
We would also like your input on the Book Nook items.
While the library is closed for renovations, the Friends continue to run mini or Pop-Up sales in the entry hall and outside. Every month we run specials. Please stop by to browse!
Organized in 1984, the Friends are Brainerd Memorial Library supporters who work to enrich library services in the community through volunteering, fundraising, and serving as advocates for the Library’s mission.
This is the Friends PayPal button to accept your generous donations!
Click to Access PayPal. Membership & Merchandise button is below.
There is no fee to your account. Thank you!
Visit the Book Nook for the Best Deals on books and media year-round! For your convenience, you can pay for your items at the Circulation Desk with cash, checks or credit cards. Please only gently used that we can sell. We cannot accept dirty, moldy, or damaged materials. Thank you!
· Focus attention on Brainerd Memorial Library
· Stimulate use of Library’s resources & services
· Aid in providing adequate library facilities
· Support the Library in developing library services & programs in the community
· Continue to support the freedom to read & free access to information
What We Do
· Promote the Library at community events
· Maintain the Friends’ Book Nook to sell used books & audio visual materials
· Offer BML merchandise [visit our mini shop in the rotunda!]
How We Help
· Support library programs
· Fund staff development
· Purchase recorded books
· Support the Museum Pass program