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The Friends of the Williamson County Public Library (WCPLtn) is a non-profit, 501(c)3 service organization dedicated to the advancement of our community through its library. Friends' contributions, fund-raising activities, and volunteer efforts support adult and youth programs, maintain and increase collections, and provide new technologies, equipment and other improvements. Friends-sponsored book sales are held three times a year with all monies going directly back into the library.

The Friends support continuing education for library staff through the Jane Langston Continuing Education Fund and the Janice Keck Memorial Scholarship.

What We Do:
  • Volunteer time and talent to help librarians as needed
  • Help purchase books and needed materials
  • Provide continuing education for Library staff
  • Sponsor used book sales
  • Encourage gifts, endowments, and memorials
  • Promote the Library in our community

Join the Friends

Annual membership dues are: $15 Individual, $25 Family, $10 Student, $50 - $100 Donor, or $500 Patron.

Please make checks payable to "Friends of the WCPL."

You may join the Friends or renew your membership in three ways:

  • Mail a check and membership form to:
    Friends of the Williamson County Public Library
    1314 Columbia Avenue
    Franklin, Tennessee 37064
  • Drop off your check and membership form at the Main Library Circulation Desk.
  • Use the PayPal button below to complete your transaction. Please add your name, phone number, and email address in the special instructions box within PayPal so we can add you to our membership roster.
Membership Options

To ensure that our records are up to date, please fill out and return a membership form with your payment.

2015 Officers
  • President -- Debbie Eads
  • Vice President -- Beth Seaman
  • Treasurer -- LaVerne Sweeney
  • Secretary -- Marifran Hiltz
  • Book Sale Chair -- Johnny Paily
  • Communication Chair -- Beth Seaman
  • Historian -- Kay Bjork
  • Historian -- Marie Jordan
  • Hospitality Chair -- Marne Smith
  • Membership Chair -- Sarah Neal
  • Public Relations -- Dolores Greenwald
  • Public Relations -- Randi Peters
  • Sorting Room -- Connie Lipscomb

2015 Book Sale Dates

The next Book Sale for 2015 will be held Saturday through Monday, November 7 - 9.

Hours are:
Saturday, 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday, 1:00 – 5:00 pm
Monday, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Books priced at $5.00 per bag all day

A Friends Members-Only "Jump-start" sale will be held on Saturday, November 7 from 9:00 – 10:30.

Used Book Donations

The Friends appreciates all who gift the Library with gently used books and other materials. Materials that are accepted benefit the Library in several ways. Donated items are often used either to supplement the Library's collection, or to replace damaged or missing items. Materials that are not appropriate for these purposes are transferred to the Friends to be placed in the Book Sale. See the Gifts and Donations guidelines for more information.

Cash Donations

The Friends encourages interested patrons to purchase new books for the library. Cash and check donations can be accepted by the library to purchase new books for the collection. Patrons may also donate books to honor an individual, give as a gift, or to commemorate a special event. Library staff will acknowledge donors and honorees/memorials when the donation is received. A book plate will be placed in each book(s) purchased with a donation of $20. For more information, contact the Acquisitions Librarian, 615-595-1242, ext.4.

Contact Us

To volunteer or for more information, please contact Friends Membership Chair Claudia Wadzinski at 794-3105 x 1182 or email friends@williamson-tn.org.

Williamson County Public Library • 1314 Columbia Avenue • Franklin TN 37064 • (615) 595-1243 • http://wcpltn.org
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