Since 1991, Friends’ Book Sales have raised more than $250,000! These are just some of the items made possible by The Friends of the Library.

Annual Continuing Sponsorships

  • Library Employee Scholarships
  • Summer Reading Challenge prize t-shirt for all-ages
  • Paperback books to give away at Algonquin & LITH Parades

Additional Contributions

  • Public Information Boards at Harnish Main Library & Eastgate Branch
  • Salt Water Aquarium at Youth Services in the Harnish Main Library
  • MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer for the Makerspace
  • World Globes for Harnish Main Library & Eastgate Branch
  • Our 1st 35mm Camera
  • The Library’s 1st Television Set and VCR
  • Sponsored Author visit with Elizabeth Berg
  • AWE “Early Literacy Stations” for Youth Services
  • Display cabinet to house artifacts from the Algonquin Historic Commission