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The Friends of the Library always welcome new
members. The dues are $5.00 for singles, $10.00 for a
Also as a money maker we take aluminum cans.
Bob McClaren crushes them and takes them to be recycled.
The Board meets the first Monday of the month at 6:00pm at the Library.
The Library hours are 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm Tuesday through Friday and 8:00 am to 12:00 pm Saturday.
The Library is closed on most major holidays, and the Saturday proceeding a Monday holiday.
The Library partners with
“Friends of the Library” for a Valentine cookie bake every February.
The Library holds a St.
Patrick’s Day Potato Bake in March.
The Bake includes an enormous baked potato
The Annual Cherry Blossom Festival is in May—Take a
look and you will find the Library’s booth at the
As the summer warms in June, look for the Children’s Summer Reading Program at the Library. Check the Montgomery County Chronicle or the Independence Reporter for exact dates and times.
August is an exciting time of
year with the Library’s “Book and Bake” sale.
Hardback and paperback books
As school starts in the fall, be prepared for the Friends of the Library carry-in dinner.
October is the Halloween Trick-or-Treat & Book Giveaway. Each visitor gets a treat and a small book.
In December, each child that checks out a book receives a piece of candy.
The Library’s history room was
renovated by donations from the citizens of Cherryvale.
It contains all the Cherryvale pictures and
newspaper articles that Library staff has been able to find.
They are placed in notebooks with acid-free
pockets for preservation and easy reading.
The walls of the Library are lined with
pictures from local artists.
One wall has a mural that was painted by a
Cherryvale school’s art class.
The Library has CD’s, DVD’s, Cassettes, and Videos available.
The Library also has four computers available for public use.
The City recently put a lift in the Library for handicap access.
The Library is selling
personalized bricks to create a “Memory Walk” sidewalk.
Bricks are engraved with up
A fax machine and copier are available for public use at the Library.
“Yester-Year” books are made by
the Library and are available for purchase for $15.00.
Each book is
Library business meetings are on the first Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m