Friends of the Library

The Friends of the San Benito Public Library is organized to provide financial and other assistance to enhance the services and resources of the San Benito Public Library. In order to help the Friends achieve their goals, the following policies regarding library supplies, equipment, staff and the building will be in effect.

Library Building

The Friends will be allowed to use the meeting rooms during working hours for the regular monthly meeting as long as the library director has been notified, the meeting does not interfere with a library function and a staff member is present.

The Friends may also use the library for special events, showings, etc. as long as proper notification is given to the library director and it does not interfere with normal library functions.

Library Supplies

The Friends will be allowed to use library supplies in preparing for meetings, special events, fund raising, etc… as long as the proper notification is given to the library director and it does not interfere with normal library functions.

Library Equipment

The Friends will be allowed to use library equipment in preparing for meetings, special events, fund raising, etc…. as long as proper notification is given to the library director and it does not interfere with normal library functions.

Library Staff

Since staff members are paid by the city to perform certain library duties, staff cannot assist in work of the Friends during scheduled work hours. The only exception will be collection of money for the on-going book sale and the restocking of the book sale shelves.