Friends of the Forest Library

fofolbannerThe Friends of the Forest Library provide funding for library programming and library materials including books, periodicals, media and computers. The Friends donate a large sum to sponsor the Summer Reading Program each year. They sponsor a book club and are seeking volunteers for more activities. They are also now presenting the Senior Scholars program; click here for more information.


Join the Friends of the Forest Library

Membership Dues:

  • Friend – $10.00
  • Great Friend – $25.00
  • Special Friend – $50.00
  • Best Friend – $100.00
  • Friend for Life – $500.00

**All memberships expire on 12/31 of each year.


Volunteer Opportunities

  • Board Members
  • Newsletter Editor
  • Publicity Chair
  • Volunteers “at large” – assist with the book sale or other general projects and events

Book Club

  • Date  – 2nd Monday of each month
  • Time  – 1:00 p.m.
  • Place – Forest Library Meeting Room

Click here for more information or contact Virginia Lenz at (434) 525-9213 or RVLenz@aol.com.


Book Sale

  • Hardcover – $2.00
  • Large Paperback – $1.00
  • Small Paperback – $0.50
  • Romance paperback – $0.25
  • Kids books (all types) – $0.50
  • Young adult books (all types)- $0.50
  • Music CDs – $1.00
  • CD-ROMs – $2.00
  • Audiobooks on CD – $3.00
  • DVD – $2.00
  • Blu-Ray – $5.00

The Friends of the Forest Library have a large book sale in the spring (usually April) and an ongoing book sale at the Forest Library.

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