What We Do

For more than 35 years, the Friends have supported programming, staff professional development, technology and other needs of the Augusta County Library.People dressed in Star Wars costumes in front of Fishersville Library sign

•We support literacy programs for children, including weekly storytimes, summer reading programs, STEAM programs, and Puppet Pandemonium.

•We provide copiers, printers and fax machines for public use in all library locations.

•We purchase materials for craft activities, lectures and exhibits for adult audiences.

•We support training opportunities for staff including memberships to professional organizations, conference registrations, and guest trainers for staff day.

•We maintain garden and reading spaces at all library locations.

•We recognize and thank the Library’s dedicated staff by providing an annual luncheon on National Library Workers Day.

•We recycle donations of books as well as items withdrawn from the Library’s collection through our Book Sale, providing public access to inexpensive books and generating income to benefit library activities.