We rely on the efforts of volunteers to make the activities of the Friends possible. Volunteer opportunities vary in terms of effort, responsibility, and the degree to which they are ongoing or one-time opportunities. For more information about what these activities entail or to sign up, contact us at friends@thetroylibrary.org .

Book Selling and Other Fundraising Activities

  • Selling books at the Book Seller
  • Joining the Book Seller Committee to plan activities
  • Staffing off site Pop-Up sales

Communication Opportunities (can be done from home)

  • Expanding Friends impact on Social Media
  • Creating marketing materials to announce special events
  • Identifying/organizing opportunities to gain new members
  • Publicizing/sharing notices of Library news and programs on social media, in print media, or with friends by word of mouth


  • Maintaining Library plantings
  • Providing member relations support
  • Administrative and bookkeeping tasks