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Friends Of The Potsdam Public Library

  2 Park Street, Potsdam, NY 13676, 315-265-7230  
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Helping the Potsdam Public Library serve you better.

Hours: Monday - Thursday 9am - 8pm, Friday - Saturday 9am - 5pm, Sunday 12pm - 5pm

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Who We Are


The Friends are a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, dedicated to supporting the Potsdam Public Library. It is a group of community members with common goals; to enrich the intellectual and cultural environment for the community by promoting excellence in library collections and services. The Friends of The Library realize that a good library is central to a good community.

The Friends raise funds...

  • with sales at our used books bookstore in the basement of the Civic Center, under the Potsdam Public Library, from member donations.

  • through their huge book sale in July, during the Potsdam Summer Festival.

  • selling books on using the Amazon Marketplace.

  • How are these funds used?

    • over $10,000 has gone into the Library's Expansion Fund.

    • children's reading programs.

    • library collection development.

    • cultural events.

    • purchase of essential equipment.

    • underwriting free video rentals for library patrons.


    Hanneke LaFountain

    Lynn Meyers

    Susan Godreau

    Pamela Yurgartis
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    Last Update - October 12, 2016
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