Officers

President- Mary Cross

Vice-President: Bob Buenger

Secretary- Judith Bryan

Treasurer- Susie Billings

Board Members

Don Barney

Joyce Benbow

Diane Buenger

Sharon Livingston

Jody Webb

David Willis

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Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Library board meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at the library at 4:30 p.m.

Friends of the Hancock County Public Library is a membership supported, non-profit organization that raises money through the sale of donated books, DVDs, and CDs. Our Friends group was established in 1979 and since that time has given countless dollars to cover the costs of cultural events, library equipment, and reading incentives.

We invite you to invest in the success of the library with a membership. In addition to becoming a member, you might also wish to donate some of your time. Whether you choose to work during book sales, help with mailing, assist at a special event, or even join the board, Friends can always use a helping hand.

Book Sale

The Friends of the Hancock County Public Library offer gently used books, music, and movies for sale on designated bookshelves in both library locations.

Discount book sales are also held in the Central Library's GBC Community Room in the spring and fall.

Proceeds help fund concerts, children’s events, and summer reading club prizes for the library.

Book Donations

Clean up before the holidays and get a tax break for helping the Hancock County Public Library. On Mondays, December 15, January 12, and February 9, drop off your gently used books, DVDs, and music CDs at the side delivery entrance (northeast corner) of the library in Greenfield between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. A volunteer will assist when someone rings the bell. Please request your tax receipt at the same time.

Because of limited space, donations can only be made on specified dates.

Look for bargain books and other media for sale on shelves near the Greenfield entrance, to the left. Prices range from 50 cents to two dollars. The branch in New Palestine also has sale items on a marked cart.

Proceeds from sales by the Friends of the Hancock County Public Library, a non-profit volunteer group, fund free concerts and children’s events.