While this is a Technology Training blog, I wanted to take a little time to mention your library's Friends of the Library (FOL) group. An FOL is an organziation made up of everyday citizens. As a member there are many opportunities to attend programs such as author visits; meet others from the community with the same interests; help with book sales or other fundraising events; discover new adventures or rediscover an interests long forgotten.
The FOL goes beyond month meetings and programs. Many provide assistance to a local library in the form of volunteers, fundings through donations, promotion of the library as a valuable part of a community, and support a wide range of public programs.
If you are interested in joining a local FOL or perhaps purchasing membership for someone else as a gift, contact your local library to find the group closest to you.