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Info About our Friends...


A lot of what we do here at the library wouldn't be possible if it weren't for the support of the Friends of the Library.  We thank them very much for all of their hard work!!



Interested in donating items to the Friends of the Library? Here's the info you need:

The Friends of the Springville Memorial Library welcomes donations of quality materials such as hardback books, paperback books, DVDs, VHS tapes, books on CDs, and books on cassette tapes.

Donations can be dropped at the Springville Memorial Library during their open hours.

If you have a large quantity of books and/or media that you would like to have picked up or if you have questions about your donation, please contact the library or the Friends of the Springville Memorial Library.

Due to the high costs of recycling and trash removal, we ask that you limit your donations to items we can sell – things that you would be willing to buy.
1. No condensed books of any kind (like Reader's Digest Condensed Books)
2. No text books older than 5 years from the current year (based on copyright date in book).
3.No magazines, except:
cooking magazines
science fiction magazines
4. No encyclopedias.
5. No Iowa Code books, except current year.
6. No books with stained, moldy, or wet pages; no books with bad odors.
7. No books with broken spines or missing covers.
8. No books with torn, missing, marked, or highlighted pages.
9. No 8-track tapes, records, Beta, or cassette tapes.
10.No homemade tapes or videos.

The Mission of the Friends of the Library:

To act in all appropriate ways as a friend of the Springville Memorial Library and to advise and counsel with its staff and trustees or other governing or regulatory bodies:
to promote and stimulate the use of the Springville Memorial Library and educate the public as to its resources and services and to serve as an agency for the focusing of public attention and interest on all matters involving the Springville Memorial Library;
to devise and carry into carry into effect or assist in programs for the upgrading and improvement of the facilities (including physical plant) and services of or to be provided by the Springville Memorial Library;
to encourage and solicit gifts of all appropriate kinds to and endowments for the Springville Memorial Library and to receive and administer gifts or endowments for the Springville Memorial Library directly or for the purposes and objects set forth in our Articles of Incorporation.


This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.