Friends of the Library
Friends of the Antlers Public Library, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization made up of civic-minded men and women. The group consists of a board and a general body of supporters. The board meets once a month to plan projects. The general body meets once a year, but may be called upon to help with events.
The Friends work to:
- Stimulate use of the library’s resources and services.
- Develop support for the library’s activities.
- Raise funds for items outside of the library’s budget.
The group has hosted book sales and bake sales, worked to clean closets and plant flowers, applied for grants and funded the virtual library, even dressed up for Summer Reading. Join now to help make the Antlers Public Library the place to gather for learning, for leisure, and for life!
The Antlers Public Library utilizes volunteers from organizations throughout the county such as:
- Little Dixie’s Retired Seniors Volunteer Program
- OSU Extension’s 4-H youth group
- Pushmataha County Turning Point Coalition (PDF)
- Choctaw Nation Youth Advisory Board
If you would like to help the library, but are not associated with any community organization, please contact the Friends of the Antlers Public Library.
The library’s operating expenses are funded by the City of Antlers and the State of Oklahoma. The library depends on donations and grants for special projects and additional purchases.
All donations to the library are considered tax-deductible charitable contributions given to a local government solely for public purposes.