The week of Jan. 28 through Feb. 1 is FRIENDS Membership Week at the Fort Dodge Public Library. The FRIENDS of the Library Board has selected that week to encourage all those who support the library to join their association. Supporters will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at a table inside the library to answer questions and take memberships.
If you are unable to come in during those hours, you may sign up in the FRIENDS Bookshop or mail in memberships to the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Ave., Fort Dodge, IA 50501.
The FRIENDS of the Library is an association of people who focus on the library, stimulate the use of the library's resources and services, encourage gifts to the library, support and cooperate with the library in developing services for the community.
Membership categories are: Single, $8; Family, $16; Supporter, $25; Book Lover, $50; Collector, $100; Patron, $250; Benefactor, $500; Business and Professional start at $50.
Members receive a quarterly newsletter about all the happenings at the library. All donations and memberships are tax-deductible.