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.
* Board meetings are held on the third Monday of each month. *
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
Please welcome Brandie Martin, the interim branch librarian of the Carrboro Branch Library and Carrboro Cybrary.
I started working as the Branch Manager of the Cybrary and Carrboro Branch in July 2012. I came to the library field after teaching high school for four and a half years. Libraries have given me the wonderful opportunity to help serve the public since 2005. During my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my husband and daughter and other family, reading, having outdoor fun and scrapbooking.