Welcome to the website of the Friends of the Carrboro Branch Libraries, proudly supporting our community libraries in Carrboro, North Carolina. The Friends are citizens of Orange County whose contributions and volunteer work help to support a valuable community resource.
The Friends of the Carrboro Branch Libraries support the ongoing services of the Orange County Public Libraries. We also advocate for a freestanding library which will serve as the Southern Branch of the Orange County Public Library system.
- supplement the budget of the Carrboro Branch Libraries (CBL) at the request of the CBL Librarian
- build membership in support of library goals and activities
- raise funds
- sponsor the Library Arts Program
- partner with other local groups to facilitate and organize the annual Community Dinner
- award scholarships promoting youth leadership and librarian professional development
- exhibit at local events
- create community partnerships
- maximize the impact of the CBL's current location in a school
- participate on town and county task forces pertaining to libraries
- support literacy through outreach programs
- write grants to support community activities