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Friends of the Library

Meeting Times:

The Friends of the Library meet quarterly with special meetings as needed. The meetings are usually held at 10:30 on the second Saturday at the Gunn Memorial Public Library and are open to the public.


The purpose of the Friends of the Library shall be to maintain an association of persons interested in books and libraries; to focus attention on and to stimulate public interest in library services, facilities and needs; to stimulate gifts, endowments and bequests; to encourage increased usage of the library facilities and services; and to recruit and train volunteers to assist with library operations.

Goals and Objectives:

  • Support and fund library programs;
  • Maintain an organization whose members acknowledge the power of books and the influence of Gunn Memorial Public Library on the quality of life in Caswell County;
  • Focus attention on and stimulate public interest in libraries;
  • Promote and encourage gifts, endowments, bequests and grants to meet library needs;
  • Encourage increased usage of the library facilities and services;
  • Recruit and train volunteers to assist with the library operations.

Previous Accomplishments:

  • Sponsored Children’s Programs;
  • Sponsored Dial-A- Story (336) 694-6465;
  • Purchased over $10,000 in equipment, including circ desk, refrigerator, and library marquee sign;
  • Sponsored Bartlett Yancey and Dillard Special Needs Programs;
  • Sponsored Birdhouse Decorating Contest;
  • Organized fundraisers, including library dance and numerous book sales;
  • Sponsored “Let’s Talk About It” community book and film discussions;
  • Sponsored After School Programs.

Become a Member:

Membership forms can be obtained at the Gunn Memorial Public Library.


We are always looking for patrons who are willing to help:

  • Shelve materials
  • Straighten shelves
  • Assist with programs
  • Teach basic computer classes
  • Book talks and discussions 
  • Work in the Butterfly Garden!


  • Books, DVDs, Audios (If we cannot use your donated materials in the collection, we put them in the book sale and use that money to fund other necessities.)
  • Summer Reading Prizes
  • Monetary gifts are tax deductible and are used to support library services and programs

Attending Programs!

  • The library is always providing programming for children and adults. We encourage you to participate in library programs.
  • If there is a program that you are interested in leading or that you would like to see the library host, just let us know!
      Caswell County 
      Public Library
      161 Main Street East
      Yanceyville, NC 27379

      Phone:  336-694-6241
      Fax:      336-694-9846 

      [email protected]

        Mon    9:00am - 7:00pm  
        Tue     9:00am - 6:00pm
        Wed    9:00am - 6:00pm
        Thurs   9:00am - 7:00pm
        Fri       9:00am - 5:00pm
        Sat    10:00am - 1:00pm
        Sun          Closed

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