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Friends of Santa Cruz Public Libraries

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General Agency Information
Name:Friends of Santa Cruz Public Libraries
Alternate Name(s):FSCPL
Address:P.O. Box 8472
Santa Cruz, CA  95061-8472
Primary Phone:831-427-7716
Email Address:friends@santacruzpl.org
Website:www.fscpl.org
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Description:FSCPL is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit that provides the summer reading program for adults and children, concerts, library calendar, and other programs. Provides volunteer and support services to all branches of the Santa Cruz Public Library system. Underwrites children's and other library special programs. Operates Friends Library Book Store, maintains book cart sales in the branch libraries and other book sales like Kids Only Book Sales and semi-annual huge book sales at the Civic Auditorium. The organization contributes thousands of dollars to buy new books and materials for the library. New members are always welcome. Office is located in the lobby of the Central Branch Library, 224 Church Street, Santa Cruz.

Cell phone recycling: the Friends are accepting cell phones for recycling, working or not. Look for the donation tubes at all branches. Help save the environment and help the libraries at the same time. Call for more information.
Mission:The mission of the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries ("FSCPL") is to advocate, raise funds, manage volunteers and support library programs and services.
Publications:Check It Out, Bi-MonthlyNewsletter
Friends/Library Calendar
Volunteer Info:Any age for adults and a wide range of jobs and skills needed. For Young Friends, the minimum age is 10. Children should apply at their branch. Adults apply online or at the Friends office. Great for kids - come and enjoy the magic of the library. Kids volunteer assignments include helping with the summer reading program, preparing materials for arts and crafts projects, creating signs and posters, displaying new books and materials, and re-shelving books.
Contact Ron D'Alessandro at 420-5793
dalessandror@santacruzpl.org or Susan Hienlein at 420-5790/hienleins@santacruzpl.org
Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within Four Blocks
Eligibility:Call for Information
Fees:Memberships
Areas Served:Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Santa Cruz
 
Officials
 

Emily   Huscher
Office Administrator
831-427-7707 ext. 7796
huschere@santacruzpl.org

Pete  Cullen
Board President

Contact Persons
 

Ron  D'Alessandro
831-427-7707 ext. 7798

Gale Pickering
831-427-7707 ext. 7797

Subject Headings
 Fundraising Volunteer Opportunities
Private Nonprofits
Volunteer Opportunities
This record last modified March 27, 2013

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