What We Do
ages and occupations, who recognize
- A nonprofit association of people of all
the importance of excellent libraries.
possible service to the community
- Assist the libraries in providing the best
ance to the libraries
- Provide volunteers and financial assist-
independent of the libraries
- Cooperate closely but remain
services to the community
- Promote the importance of library
FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARIES, KONA
incorporated in March, 1988 and under the umbrella of Friends of the
Library of Hawaii since May, 1991
Why does the library need friends?
Although tax supported, public libraries need many
additional items for which funding is not allocated. F.O.L.K.
provides supplementary funds for such items as:
- Circulation materials
- Children's Programs
- Staff Education
- Support for Summer Reading Program
- Community Adult Programs