Friends of the Library

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Come Join the Friends of the Library

Friends of the Degenstein Library was established in 1996 to help educate the community about the needs of the library and enrich its’ resources and facilities. Your time and annual dues help the Friends continue to provide this vital support. Please help us keep the library a growing part of our community.


Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 10 @ 7:00pm – Friends of the Library Meeting

Your membership brings you:

  • Friends quarterly newsletter February 2018Read It Here )
  • Notice of special events

Friends sponsor:

  • Used books sales
  • Annual auction
  • Monthly book club
  • Other special events

Why does the library need the Friends

  • To focus public attention on the library
  • To stimulate the use of the library’s services & resources
  • To support the development of services & facilities for the community
  • To energize community support for the library
  • To raise funds to support library services

2018 Meeting Schedule

  • 36th Annual Auction – Irish Adventure, Saturday, March 24, 2018 @ 5:00pm
  • May 10 @ 7:00pm

Friends Book Club

The Book Club is an informal group that meets on the last Thursday of each month at 2:30 pm, except for the months of July, August, and December. Friends, members and the public are welcome.

Book Selections 2017/2018

  •  September 28  All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot
  • October 26   Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler
  • November 30 Civil War of Julia Ward Howe
  • January 25   Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham
  • February 22   Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
  • March 29   Short History of Tractors by Marina Lewycka
  • April 26  Handmaids Tale by Margaret Atwood
  • May 31   Standing in the Rainbow by Fannie Flagg

Friends Book Sorting

booksThe Friends of the Library will be sorting book donations on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of every month. Please join us!

Degenstein Library Hometown Collectible

The Friends would like to remind you that The Degenstein Community Library facade Hometown Collectible is still available at a cost of $19.00.

Want to be a Friend?

Please complete the Membership Form in our brochure and return it to the address shown below.

Friends Of The Library
PO Box 145
Sunbury, PA 17801
Email: Friends of the Library

Officers are:

  • JoAnn Long – President
  • Lana Gulden – Vice President
  • Judi Sloditskie – Secretary/Treasurer
  • Lana Gulden – Membership Committee Chair