Friends of the Library

Mission Statement:

To build, grow and sustain quality enrichment programs for the community through the library.

Annual Membership Levels:
Individual Membership $10.00
Family Membership  $20.00
Business Membership  $50.00
We also offer a Lifetime Membership at $200.00.

We welcome any donation in addition to your membership.   

Memberships can be dropped in the “Friends” lockbox at the library during regular business hours.

You can also mail us your check for membership or donations, made payable to    

Friends of the White House Library 

P.O. Box 1445,  White House, TN 37188.

 

Friends members receive the following:
Extended checkout times on all library items except tech devices
A $5 coupon to the book sale room
Addition to the Friends of the Library Newsletter
And knowledge that you helped the library

The Friends of the Library group is always looking for volunteers to help with the book sale room, special events and fundraising. If you would like to bring your special talents to our board, please email us at whitehousefol@gmail.com

You can contact the Friends of the White House Library by email at whitehousefol@gmail.com

Also, like us on Facebook – Friends of the White House Library. 

The Friends of the White House Library is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization making your donation tax deductible.

 

Friends of the Library Board Members:

    Sherry Tackett - President
    Sherry Eden - Vice Chair
    Leslie DeHaven - Secretary
    Lou Nunez - Treasurer
    Wanda Grimes - Board Member

 

2021 events/accomplishments
Received the Summer Reading Dollar General Grant
Sponsored the library’s summer reading program
Sponsored the library’s Fandomcon summer reading kick-off event
Sponsored a breakfast for the library book clubs
Held a Christmas Wish Tree donation drive for the library
Donated $10,000 to the City of White House as part of the new library building fundraising commitment
Received the Dollar General Youth Literacy Grant to purchase books for the library
Sponsored a hot cocoa booth at the library’s Christmas on Main street event
Sponsored the library’s winter reading program
Purchased a veiled chameleon to be a mascot for the library

 

2020 events/accomplishments
Sponsored a staff appreciation luncheon and t-shirts for their excellent service during the COVID-19 pandemic
Held an outside $1 bag sale and made over $500 from the event

 

2019 events/accomplishments
Held a Spring Wishes donation drive for the library
Sponsored the library’s summer reading program
Sponsored the library’s Fandomcon summer reading kick-off event
Sponsored a breakfast for the library book clubs
Sponsored the library’s Christmas on Main Street event
Held a Christmas Wish Tree donation drive for the library
Purchased more STEAM packs to add to the library’s collection

 

2018 events/accomplishments
Held a Spring Wishes Donation drive for the library
Received the Summer Reading Dollar General Grant
Sponsored the library’s summer reading program
Sponsored the library’s Fandomcon summer reading kick-off event
Sponsored a breakfast for the library book clubs
Sponsored the library’s Christmas on Main Street event
Held a Christmas Wish Tree donation drive for the library
Received the Dollar General Literacy Grant to purchase books for the library
Helped the library add STEAM packs to the collection
Held a $1 bag book sale

  

2017 events/accomplishments
Received the Summer Reading Dollar General Grant
Sponsored the library’s summer reading program
Sponsored the library’s Fandomcon summer reading kick-off event
Sponsored a breakfast for the library book club
Sponsored the library’s Christmas on Main Street event
Held a Christmas Wish Tree donation drive for the library
Donated $16,000 to the City of White House as part of the new library building fundraising commitment
Purchased a 2017 encyclopedia set for the library
Held a silent auction fundraising event
Helped purchase seeds for the library’s seed collection

 

2016 events/accomplishments
Received a Summer Reading Dollar General Grant
Sponsored the library’s summer reading program
Purchased Legos for the Lego table
Sponsored a breakfast for the library book club
Sponsored the library’s open house
Held a Christmas Wish Tree donation drive for the library
Made donations to the City of White House as part of the new library building fundraising commitment
Created a board game and puzzle collection for the library
Purchased children’s books for library

                                                                                                                                                                                           

2015 events/accomplishments
Received the Walmart Grant for Summer Reading
Sponsored the library’s summer reading program
Sponsored a breakfast for the library book club
Sponsored the library’s open house
Hosted one book sale
Purchased books for the library
Sponsored a Fall reading program for the teens

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

whitehousefol@gmail.com