How to become a Friend of the Library


New Membership

The Friends of the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library 2017 membership drive has begun and we welcome your support. You may complete an application online or by print form. By paying online you help reduce the time spent administering the membership so your co-operation is much appreciated!

The Friends is a membership organization. Friends receive member benefits, and have many opportunities for volunteer work and fellowship. Members receive the quarterly Library newsletter and invitations and notices of special Friends and Library events and programs.

Members pay annual dues either for an individual or a family. Current suggested amounts are $15 for indiviuals, $20 for family memberships in Montgomery County. Floyd county has its own membership form. Additional donations are also welcome. Dues are for the calendar year, but members who join or renew in October to December are credited with membership for the following year.

Montgomery County only: click on the appropriate menu item on the left to pay your dues online, or fill out a membership form and send it in.

Floyd County: Click on the form button to fill out a membership form online, then print it out and send it in.

Please Note: The Friends is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization that is run by volunteers from Montgomery and Floyd county communities. Donors, members, and other patrons should consult their own attorney, tax advisor, or tax preparer to determine the extent to which payments or contributions to the Friends of the Library may be deductible.

Renewal

Current members will receive an email in October offering them the ability to renew and pay online. By paying online you help reduce the time spent administering the membership so your co-operation is is much appreciated!

Below you will see an example of what the screen will look like when you login to pay online: Click here to go to the renewal login screen. Your user name will be your email address.

Annual Membership Drive

The Drive is held annually in January at Blacksburg, Christiansburg, and Meadowbrook Libraries but you can send in your membership dues anytime using the Membership Form or by paying online or renewing online.

Please note The Friends of the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library is a 501(c)3 organization, EIN 52-1283261. Donors, members, and other patrons should consult their own attorney, tax advisor, or tax preparer to determine the extent to which payments or contributions to the Friends of the Library may be deductible.

Business Memberships

Last year, $28,000 was provided to the libraries for use in children’s summer reading programs ($10,000), programs for children and youth ($3,000), and programs for adults ($900). Other library needs and special programs received $14,000 from the Friends.

 

You are invited to join this effort by donating generously to this year’s campaign. Your donations provide:

- Reading initiatives designed to sustain or improve reading skills for children and teens over the summer (a 75% increase in participation over 2013)

- Summer programming for children and youth featuring performers, crafts and activities (a 25% increase in participation over 2013)

- Enhanced yearlong cultural opportunities for all Montgomery/Floyd residents

- Equipment, local authors writing programs, author talks, performances, and other events

You may donate at the following levels:

Friend: $50

Supporter: $100

Sponsor of Garden Tour: $200 This level of sponsorship provides recognition for your company at one of the gardens on the Summer Garden Tour. Your company will also be listed in the brochure produced to advertise the event to the community.

Co-Sponsor Summer Reading Program $200 This level of sponsorship provides recognition for your company at selected events of the Summer Reading Program.

Principal Sponsor Summer Reading Program $1000 This level of sponsorship provides recognition of your business at all events of the Summer Reading Program.

All sponsors will be recognized with links on this website.

Please note The Friends of the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library is a 501(c)3 organization, EIN 52-1283261. Donors, members, and other patrons should consult their own attorney, tax advisor, or tax preparer to determine the extent to which payments or contributions to the Friends of the Library may be deductible.