Friends of the Library
The Friends of the Library meet on the third Tuesday every month at 6:30 pm to discuss various issues related to supporting the library.
If you would like more information, please call the library at 972-516-6250.
|Teen membership (grades 6-12)||$5.00|
|Senior Membership (65+)||$5.00|
Give in other ways:
Go to kroger.com/i/community/community-rewards and choose Friends of the Library, Wylie to donate a percentage of your annual spending.
Go to smile.amazon.com and choose Friends of the Rita and Truett Smith Public Library and .5% of your purchases are automatically donated to us.
Please keep us in mind on September 23rd for North Texas Giving Day.
Volunteer for the Friends of the Library!
Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the Friends of the Smith Public Library. Currently, all of our volunteer slots are full, but you are welcome to fill out an application and we will contact you when we have a spot open.
Volunteers are vital to our book sales' success — collecting, moving, and sorting donated materials is the work behind the scenes. The Friends of the Library Book Sale provides funds to support programming and purchases not covered in the library's regular budget. Book sales are the main funding source for the Friends of the Library. Let us know what skills or talents you would like to offer!
In order to volunteer, you must have a current Smith Public Library Card.
An application and background authorization must be submitted.
Organizing Donations for the Friends of the Library
Responsibilities for this position:
- Unpack boxes of book donations
Sort donations to determine what goes in the sale and what needs to be recycled
Replenish the Friends of the Library shelves
Box up overflow books for the yearly book sale
Requirements for this position:
Have a current Smith Public Library card
Able to read and alphabetize
Able to crouch down and reach high to access high and low shelves
Able to volunteer for a 2 hour time frame on the same day and time every week
Able to work independently
What do I do next?
To apply you need to print and fill out this application OR apply online here. Paper applications may be submitted at the Service Desk anytime the library is open. As soon as we have a spot available, we will reach out to you.
We receive a large volume of applications, so please fill out your application thoughtfully. Positions are limited and not guaranteed. Phone or Zoom interviews are part of the selection process. All training will be provided on-site.