Friends of the North Ridgeville Library, Inc.

When and where we meet

The Friends meet four times a year at the North Ridgeville Branch, 35700 Bainbridge Road in North Ridgeville.  FOR ALL 2021 MEETINGS, PLEASE CALL THE BRANCH TO CONFIRM THESE DATES AND TIMES AS WELL AS THE LATEST LPLS SAFETY PROTOCOLS. 

North Ridgeville Friends meeting dates for 2021:

1 p.m. Saturday, Jan 9 - CANCELED 
6 p.m. Monday, Apr 5 
1 p.m. Saturday, Jul 10 
6 p.m. Monday, Oct 4 

Book sale dates and details

Our quarterly book sales are our main fundraiser and our Friends volunteers are indispensable to the operation and success of these sales. Members of The Friends of the North Ridgeville Branch Library, Inc. may attend the Friends Book Sale Preview held from 5 to 8:30 p.m. on the Thursday evening prior to the sale opening to the general public. The Friends utilize the Square Reader for debit and credit card sales at all our North Ridgeville book sales. FOR ALL BOOK SALES, PLEASE CALL THE BRANCH TO CONFIRM THESE DATES AND TIMES AS WELL AS THE LATEST LPLS SAFETY PROTOCOLS. 

North Ridgeville book sale dates for 2021:

Jan 21 to 24 - CANCELED 

Apr 22 to 25 

     Apr 22 5 to 8 p.m. (Preview for Friends Members only)

     Apr 23 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

     Apr 24 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

     Apr 25 1 to 4:30 p.m. (bag sale, $4 per bag)


Jul 22 to 24 

     Jul 22 5 to 8 p.m. (Preview for Friends Members only)

     Jul 23 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

    Jul 24 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (bag sale, $4 per bag)


Oct 21 to 24 

     Oct 21 5 to 8 p.m. (Preview for Friends Members only)

     Oct 22 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

     Oct 23 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

     Oct 24 1 to 4:30 p.m. (bag sale, $4 per bag) 

Membership dues and application

New members and returning members may complete a membership form and return it via mail or turn it in at the library checkout desk. New members and returning members may also renew their membership on any of the preview nights preceding the four book sales per year. Annual membership dues are due in January.

North Ridgeville Friends annual membership dues:

$10 Friend
$5 Golden Friend (senior citizen)
$25 Good Friend
$50 Best Friend
$75 Benevolent Friend
$100 True Friend
$500 Friend for Life (lifetime membership)

Checks should be made payable to: The Friends of the North Ridgeville Branch Library, Inc. and mailed to:
Friends of the North Ridgeville Branch Library, Inc.
PO Box 39002
North Ridgeville, OH 44039

Dues are not tax deductible.

Current Officers

President: Dr. Garalynn Tomas
Vice President: Sally Diederich
Secretary: Available position
Treasurer: Ann Olesen
Book Sale Coordinator: Sandy Schroeder

By-Laws

Click here for a copy of our by-laws.

Another way to support the North Ridgeville Friends

The North Ridgeville Friends can be supported through https://smile.amazon.com/.

What is AmazonSmile?

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How do I shop at AmazonSmile?

To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com on your web browser or activate AmazonSmile on your Amazon Shopping app on your iOS or Android phone (found under settings on your app). On your browser, you may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile. When you’re using the app, always check for the “AmazonSmile” logo to ensure you’re activated for AmazonSmile. For more information on Amazon Smile, click here: https://smile.amazon.com/gp/chpf/about/ref=smi_se_rspo_laas_aas