Friends of the Georgetown Public Library (FGPL) are a registered 501 (c) (3) organization separate from the Georgetown Public Library. The Friends advocate for the Library and raise funds for programming, book acquisitions, and general support. The Friends hold a yearly meeting in May to elect officers and board members.
Current officers 2022 – 2023
Tina Sonzogni, President
TBD, Vice President
Ivan Neal, Secretary
Karen Field Rogers, Treasurer
Elaine Fike, Member at Large
Faye West, Member at Large
Regina Pepper, Member at Large
Diane Timmons, Member at Large
Cheryl Biddle, Member at Large
Lisa Salita, Member at Large
Adam Cook, Member at Large
In-Library Book Sale – A selection of the big book sale everyday during library hours. (Near the Computer section inside entrance to library)
Adult Fiction Hardbound – $1.00 each or 3 for $2.00
Toddler books (32 pages or less) – $0.10 each
Everything else (DVDs, CDs, Audio Books, Large Print, Fiction Softbound, Non-Fiction, Early, Juvenile, Young Adult) – $0.50 each or 3 for $1.00
Student: $5 for one year, $20 for 5 years Individual: $10 for one year, $40 for 5 years, or $100 for a life membership Family: $15 for one year, $50 for 5 years, or $150 for a life membership Benefactor: $25 for one year, $75 for 5 years, or $200 for a life membership
The Friends of the GPL meet the third Wednesday of each month at 4:45 p.m. With the exception of August and December when no meeting is held. The Friends of the GPL Annual Meeting will be Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at 4:45 p.m.
The Brick Club is $150 for an honor or memorial brick to be placed on the library walkway. Forms are available at the library or fill out this PDF Form. Download, fill out, print and mail/drop off with payment.
Delaware Gives is a year-round online fundraising and event registration platform powered by Spur Impact Association, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Delaware, as part of its Delaware Gives initiative. Nonprofits are encouraged to use the Delaware Gives platform throughout the year to raise funds and awareness for organizational specific events and fundraisers. Anyone can donate to their favorite participating nonprofits via DEGives.org.
Book sales are held twice a year: Friends of the GPL Book Sale, Spring and Fall Dates: March 29-April 1, 2023 and October 11-14, 2023. On Wednesday evening the book sale is open to current Friends members only from 5-8 pm. Open to the public on Thursday 10 am – 8 pm, Friday 10 am – 5 pm, and Saturday 10 am – 1 pm
The Annual Georgetown Library 5k Race/Walk will be held Friday, June 16, 2023 at 7:00 pm. Registration forms are available at Town Hall, the Library, or at seashorestriders.com. Day of Registration from 6:00-6:45 pm.
Mon-Thurs: 10 am - 7 pm
Fri: 10 am - 5 pm
Sat: 10 am - 2pm