Friends of the Mattoon Public Library

A Friend…
A thing of beauty and a joy forever.
Be a Friend of the mattoon Public Library

Friends of the Library

Don’t just use the library, be a part of it. The Friends of the Mattoon Public Library is  a group of individuals who believe that our library is a valuable community resource. We help promote the growth, development, and the greatest possible use of this institution. Membership is open to everyone.
$5 Student
$5 Senior Citizens
$10 Individual
Your membership dues, at whatever level, are vital to our library in helping to provide financial support for programs and materials that benefit patrons of all ages.
The Friends of the Library also

  • Hold book sales and other fundraising activities to supplement our library and its holdings.
  • Promote the “joy of reading” through lunchtime book reviews and other activities.
  • Periodically gather to learn about new library projects or to provide feedback on proposed changes.

For more information about how you can be involved in the Friends of the Mattoon Public Library, please contact the Library.