Who We Are
The Friends of the Tarpon Springs Public Library, Inc. is a membership organization whose mission is to enhance library services and promote the use of the library. The Friends raises money to benefit the library and provides volunteers to help run programs and fundraising events. The Friends operates the used book sales in the library in the Friends’ Bookstore and at special sales.
In 2014, the Friends of the Tarpon Springs Library celebrated fifty years of library support and service to the community.
Did You Know?
Our official logo was designed especially for the Friends of the Tarpon Springs Library by Lois Lenski. Lenski was an award-winning author and illustrator of books for children and young adults, an enthusiastic advocate for children’s literacy, and a charter member of the Friends of the Tarpon Springs Library.
Join the Friends!
Membership in the Friends of the Library is open to the public. Print a membership application.
Benefits of membership include:
- Invitations to Friends activities, author programs, special speakers, annual meeting
- Membership card
- Quarterly newsletter
- Advance notice of special events
- Annual Student (K-12) – $5.00
- Annual Individual – $15.00
- Annual Family – $25.00
- Annual Business – $150.00
- Life Individual – $100.00
- Life Family – $150.00
Become a Friend to support your library through membership. Call us at (727) 944-3042 for additional information.
Board of Directors
President: Erika Sarris
Vice-President: Marilyn Mason
Treasurer: Sherri Patterson
Secretary: Sherry Orr
Directors: Linda Gradual, Gay Mitchell and Dolores Wilson
Library Director: Cari Rupkalvis
Past President: Trish Gregory