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Forest Hill Public Library District

Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Forest Hill Library was organized on September 17, 1987, as a 501 (c)(3) organization.  It still remains active in supporting the library.

Organizing Members 

Sheila Taylor (President), Alveta Jones (Treasurer), Charlotte Hogan-Price, Phyliss Lowery, John Wilkerson, Ada Newsom-Sami, Patsy Brown, Henry F. Harvey, Jerline Harvey

Present Members

Ada Newsome-Sami (President), Lenise Sanders (Secretary/Treasurer), Ruby McEwing 

Goals of FRIENDS 

  • To promote the interest and welfare of the Forest Hill Library as a cultural and educational asset to the city of Forest Hill, Texas.

  • To attract bequests, and gifts of books, volunteer labor, manuscripts, money or other library materials.

  • To receive and maintain funds of real or personal property for exclusive use towards charitable, religious, scientific, educational, or literary purposes either directly or by contributions to organizations that are exempt under Section 501 (c)(3) or the Internal Revenue Code.

Meetings 

FRIENDS planning and business meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm at the Forest Hill Public Library located at 6962 Forest Hill Drive, Forest Hill, Texas.  The Library phone number is 817-551-5354.

Membership 

A FRIENDS membership application is available on the information table directly inside the Library.  Just mail the application along with your tax-deductible donation to Forest Hill Public Library.  The mailing address is P.O. Box 15375, Forest Hill, TX 76119. 

To join FRIENDS, please select one of the membership categories.

  • Friend....................................................................$20.00

  • Family....................................................................$30.00

  • Corporate Friend...................................................$100.00

  • Young Friend.........................................................$10.00

    

Bricks for Books Walkway

 

Along with the membership application, supporters may also make a $50.00 donation toward a personalized brick that will be placed in the walkway of the Forest Hill Public Library.  The message to be placed on the brick will include a four-line, fifteen-character per line maximum inscription.  The $50.00 donation will be used to provide money for library resources and materials.

Click here for an application or call the Library at (817) 551-5354 for more details. 

You may also contact Mrs. Ada Newsom-Sami (President) at Msnewsome8402@sbcglobal.net or Mrs. Sanders (FRIENDS Secretary/Treasurer) at Sanders_2001@yahoo.com

The Friends of the Forest Hill Library is classified as a 501(c) (3) tax-exempt organization.