Who are the Friends of QPL?
The Friends of QPL groups attract a wide audience of adults, professionals, and retirees to serve as volunteers. Our volunteers share a passion and love for the library and strive to convey the Library’s importance throughout the community.
To become an ambassador for the library, you must satify the Membership Criteria:
Must be 21 and older
Able to attend at least five (5) meetings per year
Participate in a minimum of three (3) activities per year including outreach events, advocacy campaigns, and fundraising/membership drives.
Complete a profile application
Participate in annual volunteer survey
How to Join the Friends of QPL
Joining a Friends of QPL group is easy. Those interested in learning more about the groups should complete the following steps:
- Speak with Volunteer Services. You are encouraged to contact the Office of Volunteer Services and speak with a team member about joining an existing Friends group. We can provide detailed information about the purpose, activities and past accomplishments of the Friends; share the benefits of becoming a Friends volunteer; and answer general questions.
- Complete the Membership Profile. After speaking with us, you are required to complete a Membership Profile. The profile gathers pertinent information to offer greater insights regarding your motivations to join as well as identifying personal/ professional skills and experience that can support the Friends.
- Receive a Welcome Kit. Once you profile is reviewed, new Friends receive an official Friends Welcome Kit. The kit contains valuable info and resources to help guide you through a smooth transition into the Friends network and connect you other volunteers that share a love for the library.