Activities and Projects

Friends of Forbes is dedicated to supporting the highest quality programming and services at the Library. We wish to maintain our support for these valuable library programs while continuing to respond to new needs and opportunities at the Library.

What We Fund

  • Adult Programs
  • Book and Media Fund
  • Children’s Programs
  • Museum Passes
  • Staff Development
  • Volunteer Appreciation Event
  • Outdoor Banners
  • Printing of the Newsletter
  • Maintaining the Outreach Car
  • and other other requests on an as needed basis

Where Does the Money Come From?

  • Membership Renewals
  • Our Spring Time Garden Tour
  • Fall Wine Tasting Event
  • Florence Savings Bank’s Customer Choice Award Program
  • The Edible Book Event
  • Private Community Contributions
  • Basket Raffles

In 2010, for our 30th Anniversary we contributed $25,000 to the refurbishing of the Children’s Room. This critical work ensures a safe and welcoming place for families, children and teens.

In 2014 We contributed $25,000 to the Elevator Campaign