Friends of the Library
The Friends of the Library work to gain community support for the library activities through volunteer activities, programs and book sales.
2015 Novel Tea - "A Stitch in Time" - April 25 from 2 - 4 pm
at the Indian Creek Community Church
Terence Michael O'Malley, author of Nelly Don: A Stitch in Time, will speak about Nelly, one of the first and most successful self-made women millionaires in American business. She designed and sold more dresses in the 20th century than any other single person in the United States.
Tickets will be available for purchase on March 2 beginning at 9 am at the Information Desk and from Rita J. Patterson at the Olathe Downtown Library and beginning at 10 am at the Information Desk at the Olathe Indian Creek Library. View flyer for more information.
Curtis Gilmore Memorial Scholarship
The Curtis Gilmore Memorial Scholarship is presented to graduating seniors that have completed a minimum of
40 hours of volunteer work with the library.
Friends Book Sales
View 2015 sale dates
The Friends of the Library welcome book sale donations throughout the year. There are drop off receptacles inside both libraries. If you would like to receive a letter confirming your donations for tax purposes, pick up a form at the check-out desk at either library.
Materials we do accept:
Books, DVDs, Books on CD, music CDs, Videos & Cassettes
Children and teen books
Only magazines of historic interest - Time, Look, etc.
Materials we do not accept:
Club Romance paperbacks older than five years
Materials that are musty or damp
Reader's Digest Condensed Books
Support Your Library - Join the Friends!
$20 Family, $10 Adult, $7 Student/Senior Citizen (60+)
2015 Perks for OPL Friends members...
All Friends members will receive $1 off of their total purchases each sale in 2015! You may join anytime at the check-out desks at either library, print off, complete and mail the membership form along with your payment, or join at any of the sales .
Friends Officers 2014-2015
President: Colette McGee
Vice-President: Sharon Markey
Secretary: Robin Sundahl
Treasurer: Barb Hill
Membership Chairperson: Carlotta Belcher
Book Sale Chair: Linda Schoonover
Members at Large: Sharon Markey