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Library Foundation Launches Volunteer Organization

Geauga County Library Foundation Launches Volunteer Organization: Partners of the Geauga County Library Foundation

Geauga County – July 20, 2021 – The Geauga County Library Foundation is pleased to announce its new volunteer organization, the Partners of the Geauga County Library Foundation. Partners of the Geauga County Library Foundation are library champions who actively love and support Geauga County Public Library. Partners are library ambassadors, volunteers, and people who champion Geauga County Public Library at every turn.

“We know there are many Geauga County citizens that love the library and wish to be more engaged in our mission through volunteering,” says Becki Gierman, Executive Director of Geauga County Library Foundation. “This organization offers many opportunities to be involved at any commitment level, whether it’s helping for a few hours at the Geauga County Fair Book Sale, working at our Mini Golf at the Library annual fundraiser, or chairing a committee. There is something for everyone.”

There are no set dues to be a Partner of Geauga County Library Foundation, but donations in any amount are appreciated. Geauga County Library Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) that solely supports Geauga County Public Library.

Partners of Geauga County Library Foundation support Geauga County Public Library programs such as:

  • Rascal’s Reading Club early literacy initiative which includes Baby’s First Book, 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten, and Rascal’s Readers

  • Geauga County Public Library’s Summer & Winter Reading Programs that provide reading incentive activities, games, and programs for families to read together

  • Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library, a statewide kindergarten readiness program that mails free books every month to all enrolled children under age 5.

For more information or to enroll to be a Partner of the Geauga County Library Foundation, visit the “Donate” page at GeaugaLibary.net. Paper applications are available at all Geauga County Public Library Branches.

About Geauga County Public Library

The Geauga County Public Library, rated a 4-Star Library by Library Journal, includes five full-service Branches in Bainbridge, Chardon, Chesterland (Geauga West), Middlefield, and Thompson, a fleet of Mobile Services vehicles that serve rural areas and community centers, and an Administrative Center where technical services, computer services, facilities, and administrative functions reside, in addition to its public library space. GCPL has more than 900,000 books and eBooks. The collection also contains more than 100,000 audio/video items and 60 Research databases available through its website. Geauga County Public Library is a member of the CLEVNET consortium, giving patrons access to more than 12 million items. Learn more about the Geauga County Public Library at GeaugaLibrary.net.

July 20, 2021

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