Programs, Meetings, & Mission

  • Attend the monthly meetings at the library. Every 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30pm. (IN THE MEETING SPACE @ THE LIBRARY.) We don't meet in July or December.
  • The Friends Thank You Banquet was held at Crystal Springs on Thurs. Jan. 24, 2008. Here is the text of the great, powerful, emotional speech that Paul Gregg gave at the dinner! [PDF]
  • The Friends Thank You Banquet was held at Crystal Springs on Thurs. Feb. 19, 2009. Here is the text of the article that Elizabeth wrote [PDF] for the paper following the banquet.
  • Thank you banquet 2010. Here are Elizabeth's remarks from that evening.[PDF]
  • The invitation for banquet 2011 said it all!     :      

  • Text of remarks from FMPL Thank You Banquet, Wed. March 13, 2013: REMARKS.

Members of FMPL support the library by volunteering their time, efforts and abilities in the following ways:


"Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation."

-Walter Cronkite

  • Book Sales
  • BETTER WORLD BOOKS (prior to Book Sales) This is why we WEED: BWB explanation
  • Seroogy's Candy Bar Sales
  • Advocacy
  • Decorating Committee
  • Movie Nights
  • Children's Summer Reading Program
  • Teen Summer Reading Program
  • Adult Summer Reading Program
  • Holiday Raffle
  • Wine Tasting Event with Silent Auction


  • Membership Drives
  • Posters
  • Flyers
  • Special Events

What are the Friends' missions?

  • Broaden community awareness and use of library services and resources.
  • Support the library in developing library services and resources as needed in our community.
  • Raise funds through membership dues and special events to supplement the library budget for materials, equipment and services.

Minutes of FMPL meetings, 2015 & 2016