What We Do

The Friends raise money through memberships, book sales, and other events and activities to help provide funding for a variety of materials, equipment and programs for patrons of all ages. We also support development activities for Library staff.  These funds supplement the Irmo Branch Library’s operating budget. Funds have been provided for: 

MATERIALS & EQUIPMENT

Green Screen, iPad, Printer and Software for Library programs
Children’s Multi-Sensory Activity Board
Library Marquee
Drive-Up Book Drop
Computer Desks
Chairs
Book Carts
Community Room Tables
Craft Materials, Board Games and Legos
Staff Copier
Mobile Display
Cameras
Library Kiosk
Kindle
Children’s Rug
Seasonal Decorations
Projector Speakers
Display Easels
And much more!

LIBRARY STAFF DEVELOPMENT & TRAINING 

The Friends also contribute to the Annual Staff Education Day for LCPL System employees.

EVENTS & PROGRAMS

The Friends support the Library’s programs in a number of ways, including providing program supplies, refreshments, and presenters. Programs co-sponsored by the Friends have included:

Family Programs
Summer Reading Programs
Puppet Playhouse
International Games Day

Adult Programs
Pastels Arts Program
Collage and Photography Arts Program
Cooking Demonstrations
Author Visits
Crafting Make-and-Takes
Book Clubs
Canasta Mondays

Children’s Programs
Toddlertimes
Storytimes
Books and Beyond
Tween Craft Programs
Tween Book Club

Teen Events
Chocolate Palooza
How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse (i.e., Emergency Preparedness)
Cosplay
Anime Club
Teen Job Fair

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Those who can, do. Those who can do more, volunteer. ~Author Unknown