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Community Involvement

Friends of the Library

West Lincoln Public Library is looking for volunteers to join the 'Friends of the West Lincoln Public Library'.

Who are the Friends of the Library?

We are community members that support the library and its services by providing our time and/or expertise; we are volunteers who want to ensure resources are available at all three branches of the West Lincoln Public Library to meet the needs of our community.

Our group participates in community outreach, attends community events, organizes fundraising events to support and promote Library services that are not attainable through library funds, and advocates for a strong public library system in West Lincoln.

If you are interested in becoming a FRIEND, please contact Lisa Kaplaniak by email at friendsofwlpl@gmail.com If you do not have access to email, please talk to one of the library staff.

Ways to Volunteer

Executive member: participates in monthly meetings (idea development, organization and event building) and assists with community outreach & events hosted by the group.

Supportive member: does not participate in the meetings but supports events hosted by the group as needed and when available.

Thank you for your support!!

Twitter: @WLPL_Friends
Facebook: TBA

Other Volunteer Opportunities

Do you want to give back to your community, meet new friends and hang out at one of the coolest places around?

Fill out a online volunteer form today and join our awesome team of volunteers today!

Printable Volunteer Form

Art Submissions

West Lincoln Public Library invites West Lincoln and area artists to submit samples of their work for consideration. We exhibit two-dimensional works including paintings, drawings, mixed media, prints and photographs. Artists at all stages of their career will be considered.

    Exhibition spaces include:
  • Smithville Public Library
  • Wellandport Public Library

Submissions will be reviewed regularly by a selection committee, display periods will be 3 months. Submissions for the first installation must be recieved by May 15th. Artists applying to exhibit are encouraged to be familiar with the layout, lighting, and method of hanging. Art must be prepared for proper hanging upon delivery.

* The Library does not pay exhibit fees. The Library does not charge commission on sales nor act as an intermediary for sales. Patrons interested in purchasing art will contact the artist directly. Exhibitors are responsible for obtaining their own damage insurance for the contents of their exhibit.

Anticipated show dates: September 1st - November 23rd. Art may not be removed during show dates.

Online Submission Form

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