The Friends of the Chickasha Public Library is an organization of people who are interested in supporting the Library. Their purpose is "to foster closer relations between the Chickasha Public Library and the citizens of Chickasha; focus attention on the function, resources, services and needs of the Library; promote public support for the development of the Chickasha Public Library to the end that it may serve adequately the needs of the steadily increasing city of Chickasha; to aid in the development of Library services and resources for all ages; to receive and administer gifts for the Library, and in cooperation with the Chickasha Public Library Board and the Library Director; seek community volunteers both junior and adult for working with the Library staff."
Membership is open to all who support the purpose. Membership forms are available at the Library. Dues:
- Individual - $5.00
- Family - $10.00
- Patron - $25.00 or more
Please make checks payable to Friends of the Library.
Current Board Members
- President - Betsy Phillips
- Vice President - Jana Dabney
- Recording Secretary - Tam Gearhart
- Treasurer - Cindy Wheeler
- Publicity Chair - Susan Gearhart
- Chocolate Celebration Chair - Angie Lewis
- Book Sale Chair - Ginger Gordon
- Member-At-Large - Jeanne Mather
- Member-At-Large - Barbara Merritt
- Member-At-Large - Janice Wood
The Board meets at the Library on the second Tuesday of each month except August and December.
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The Friends of the Chickasha Public Library is currently registering children under the age of 5 who reside in Grady County for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.
This program is designed for children from birth to age five and will provide a new, free, age-appropriate book monthly to the enrolled child. Books are mailed directly to the child’s home until their fifth birthday.
Since launching in 1995, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library has become the preeminent early childhood book gifting program in the world. The flagship program of The Dollywood Foundation has mailed well over 186 million free books in Australia, Canada, The Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Enroll your child today at imaginationlibrary.com or swing by the Chickasha Public Library and fill out a registration form.
Every February, the Friends of the Chickasha Public Library hosts an annual Chocolate Celebration. Proceeds from the event go to the Chickasha Public Library.