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. For these and other Friend’s sponsored programs, contact the Irmo Branch Library at 6251 St. Andrews Road, Columbia, South Carolina 29212 or call: 803-798-7880 for further information.

Children's Programs
Family Fun: Leap Day Party - Saturday at 3:00 PM Feb. 29th
Family fun: Block Challenge - Saturday at 3:00 May 23rd

Tween Extreme
Between the Lines - Thursday at 4:00 PM Jan 16, Feb. 6, Mar. 12, Apr. 9
Keva Planks - Wednesday at 4:00 PM Feb. 26th

Teens
Adulting 101: Financial Know-How - Thursday at 6:30 PM Jan 23rd
Let’s Get Cooking - Thursday at 6:30 PM Feb 27th
Get a Job - Thursday at 6:30 PM Mar 26th
Cosplay Ball - Saturday at 5:00 PM Mar.28th
Job Fair - Thursday at 5:00 PM Apr.

Adults
Author Talk: Carla Damron - Wednesday at 6:30 PM Mar. 11th
Poetry Reading: Kimberly Simms - Wednesday at 6:30 PM Apr. 1st
Palmetto Scribe - Saturday at 2:00 PM Apr. 25th
Elegance and Etiquette Tea - Saturday at 3:00 PM May 9th
Suicide Prevention - Saturday at 6:30 PM May 9th
USS Yorktown - Tuesday at 6:30 PM May 19th

National Library Week April 19-25, 2020

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