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Friends of the Fayetteville Public Library

  • Fayetteville, AR

Mission Statement

The Friends of FPL was founded in 1982 to support and assist the library. From fund-raisers to help with library projects, Friends give their time and resources voluntarily and enthusiastically. The Friends encourage communication among people interested in libraries and books. They encourage gifts to the library, operate Friends bookstore, and raise fund for the "extras" not covered by public money, such as: Special programming for adults, teens and children Expanded collections and electronic resources Facility improvements The Friends focus public attention on the library and what it offers to the community. They stimulate use of the library's resources and services. And finally, the Friends perform volunteer work for the library, both as indivduals and as members of Friends

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ruling year

1983

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EIN

71-0564442

 Number

5112302995

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Single Organization Support (B11)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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Program 1

Friends operate the Friends Bookstore which sells donated items and library merchandize. Friends sponsor an annual Silent Auction to raise funds for the library.

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Friends of the Fayetteville Public Library

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