We rely on the efforts of a loyal group of volunteers to make the activities of the Friends possible. Volunteer opportunities vary in terms of effort, responsibility, and the degree to which they are ongoing or one-time opportunities. For more information about what these activities entail or to sign up, contact us at friends@thetroylibrary.org .

Book Selling and Other Fundraising Activities

  • Selling books at the Book Seller
  • Joining the Book Seller Committee to plan activities
  • Assisting with Online Sales
  • Staffing off site Pop-Up sales
  • Wrapping Books at Market Block Books for the winter holidays

Communication Opportunities (can be done from home)

  • Expanding Friends impact on Social Media
  • Creating marketing materials to announce special events
  • Identifying/organizing opportunities to gain new members
  • Publicizing/sharing notices of Library news and programs on social media, in print media, or with friends by word of mouth


  • Assisting with Library housekeeping
  • Maintaining Library plantings
  • Presenting Library offerings to community groups