Join Today!Want to be Friends?
Friends of the Ankeny Library strengthens the community by
providing critical support to the Ankeny Library for free programs and
services through philanthropy, advocacy and volunteer outreach.
WHAT WE DO
- Deliver essential support for Library special programs such as the Summer Reading Program and Trick-or-Read.
- Fund state-of-the art technology for the Library’s Makerspace, Hatch.
- Host and volunteer at events and activities, such as our annual Trivia Night.
- Socialize and have FUN!
- Experience the reward of volunteering for the Library-at the heart of Ankeny’s community and culture.
- Volunteer the way you want whether it’s once in a while or leading a committee.
- Expand your horizons, meet new people and have a great time!
how you can help
Committees focus on these key areas to support the Library:
Help with our book sale and online giving. Conduct annual fund drive.
Build relationships with organizations and donors interested creating a legacy or endowment with the Friends.
Plan and host Annual Trivia Night, and volunteer at community and Library events.
Recruit and develop our member base and recognize volunteers for their efforts.
Create our brand presence, promotion, and manage digital marketing.
Monitor financial goals and distribute funds to the Library.
become a friend
If you choose to download the application, please drop it off at the library or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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1210 NW Prairie Ridge Drive, Ankeny, IA 50023
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About The Friends
Friends of the Ankeny Library serve as community advocates for library services, programs, facilities, and needs and is dedicated to enhancing the library through fundraising and advocacy efforts.