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The Friends of the Schenectady County Public Library is  one of the largest, most active, and most enthusiastic library support systems in New York State. Since 1966 the FOL has been enhancing the library system in Schenectady County through their support of numerous library programs.

 SAVE THE DATE – AN EVENING WITH MIKE LUPICA

November 13, 2014  Schenectady County Community College Taylor Auditorium
A Benefit for the Foundation for Mohawk Valley Libraries

The Mohawk Valley Library System has formed a foundation to benefit the System and member libraries.  Its first fundraiser to benefit this new foundation will be a lecture by Mike Lupica, #1 bestselling author of Heat, Travel Team, Million Dollar Throw and other novels.  His latest young adult novel is Fantasy League.  An award-winning sportswriter, Mr. Lupica is anchor for the ESPN show The Sports Reporters and hosts The Mike Lupica Show on ESPN2.  He appears frequently on TV and radio in addition to his regular syndicated column in The Daily News.  MVLS itself provides many services for libraries in a 4 county region including our delivery service, access to electronic books, construction grants and more.

Reservation Forms Available at SCPL libraries,  and the Open Door Bookstore and by clicking here

CLICK HERE FOR PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

WATCH JOHN KARL’S INTERVIEW ON THE ANN PARILLO SHOW.

WONDER WHAT YOUR MEMBERSHIP SUPPORTS? CLICK HERE AND FIND OUT!

The main branch of the library is located at 99 Clinton St., Schenectady, N.Y., 12305. There are eight additional branches within the county. Click here for hours and locations.

The Friends manage the Whitney Book Corner, a second-hand book store  staffed  by volunteers and stocked entirely with donated books. Proceeds from the store and from several book sales held during the year at the library are used to benefit library programs.  CLICK HERE FOR  PHOTO GALLERY. The Friends  publish a newsletter five times a year with information about upcoming programs, free movies at the library, book sales, and member benefits. 

Contact Us: e-mail us at friendslibrary12305@gmail.com  or write to Friends of the Library, 99 Clinton St., Schenectady, NY, 12305. 


Header: There are always bargains galore at the Friends Book Sales and Whitney Book Corner; volunteer Rudy Dehn works on the newsletter mailing. Header inspiration thanks to  David Giacalone.