Friend of the Sycamore Library
The Friends of the Sycamore Library organization is a 501(c)(3) non-profit run by volunteers whose sole purpose is to support Sycamore Public Library’s collections, services, programs, spaces, and staff.
To provide supplemental support for necessities not customarily encompassed in the library’s operating budget while advocating for the library, generating awareness, increasing financial sponsorship, & providing volunteer services the to Library.
To promote understanding & appreciation of the Sycamore Library while supporting & cooperating with the Library in developing, maintaining, promoting & enhancing facilities, resources, & services for the community.
We would LOVE for you to become a friend! Meetings are on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 5:30 pm and guests are welcome. Can’t attend the meetings? There is still a place for you! We have lots of ways to get involved based on how much time you are willing and able to give.
Meet new people and share your skills working as a volunteer! The Sycamore Public Library has great opportunities for adults and teens doing everything from shelving items to helping out at programs. Whatever your interest, there is a place for you!
Teen Advisory Group
SPLAG, or Sycamore Public Library’s Advisory Group, is a group designed to energize teen programming and services as well as allow teens a greater voice at the library! If you think YOU might be interested in joining complete the application and return it to our Youth Services Desk.
Donations to the Library
You can provide extra support for Sycamore Public Library through a monetary donation that will help pay for some of the extras that enhance the library’s collections, programs, and services. No gift amount is too small and all gifts are appreciated! Consider making a gift:
- As a holiday gift from your family
- To honor a library-lover on a special occasion or milestone
- To remember a loved one with a memorial donation or trust
Wanting to get rid of those unused books? The Sycamore Library accepts larger donations of new/used books, and other materials at the Customer Relations Department on the 3rd Saturday of each month. Additionally, books in need of recycling may be dropped off at this time as well.
If you need to make a drop at a different time, please contact our Customer Relations Department at 815.895.2500 ext. 414.
Items donated may be added to our Annual Book Sale, and all proceeds go to support the Library!