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2020 Annual Fund Drive Letter

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The library is always seeking financial donations to help us provide the best possible service to the community. You can donate with PayPal or a credit card by clicking the button below or by mailing a check. Checks should be made payable to the Germantown Library and can be dropped off or mailed to the Library. Our address is: 31 Palatine Park Road, Germantown, NY 12526.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are welcome! Email committees@germantownlibrary.org for more information or to join one of the following committees. 

  • Budget + Finance

    • Meets a minimum of once/year (early fall) to plan budget for the next year
    • May also meet early in the year if a 414 increase is being considered for that year
  • Buildings + Grounds

    • Meets quarterly – February, May, August, November; usually includes a walk around the grounds and through the building to identify any issues
  • Communications + Engagement

    • Meets monthly – First Monday of the month at 6:30 pm; includes (but not limited to) developing content for monthly newsletter, social media, and website; community outreach planning
  • Grant Writing + Fundraising

    • Meets quarterly – February, May, August, November; special committees may meet for larger fundraising projects
  • Policies + By-Laws

    • Meets quarterly – February, May, August, November; additional meetings may be held as needed for unplanned policy needs or by-law changes
  • Programming + Makerspace

    • Meets monthly – Second Monday of the month at 6:30 PM; led by the Program Coordinator, this is a forum for reviewing and planning events, including regular programming, makerspace, and story time. Special committees may be spun off for larger events, such as the 5K.
  • Technology

    • Meets quarterly – February, May, August, November; handles library hardware/software maintenance; website development/maintenance; technology plan updates