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Friends of the Fremont Library

The Friends of the Fremont Public Library is a not-for-profit organization devoted to providing funds and volunteers and enhance library programs and services. 

The Friends believe that a good public library is vital to the intellectual, cultural and social growth of our community. 

What We Do

  • We organize and maintain the Book Nook, a used book store on the first floor of the Library
  • We conduct our popular Used Book Sale on the second weekend of each month
  • We provide funding for unbudgeted Library enrichments and enhancements
  • We assist with, sponsor and fund select library programs and activities
  • We serve as a vehicle for soliciting, receiving, managing and allocating gifts, grants and bequests

Friends Provide Funding For:

  • Rotating Art Exhibit
  • Summer Reading program
  • Staff Training and Enrichment
  • Technologiucal Eqipment and Updates
  • Book Page magazine

When We Meet

Meetings are held in the Library's upstairs meeting room on the second Wednesday of every month. At 12:30, we have refreshments and social time. The meeting begins at 1 p.m.

How You Can Help

We welcome your participation as an active member of the Friends. Some of the committess and activities for which you may volunteer include:

  • Sorting and pricing books
  • Stock shelves
  • Monthly Book Sale
  • Assist with Library activities
  • Outreach
  • Fundraising
  • Hospitality

and more!

The membership year for the Friends of the Fremont Public Library runs from July 1 through June 30. The annual membership fee is $10. You can find an application for in the Book Nook on the library's first floor. Additional questions may be left on our voicemail at 847-918-3247. 

Today's hours

We're open 9:00AM to 9:00PM

1170 N. Midlothian Road
Illinois 60060
Tel: 847-566-8702
Fax: 847-566-0204

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