Winters Friends of the Library is a group of
community volunteers who support the Winters Library
lifelong learning by raising funds and sponsoring educational programs
and community events.
Please join us! Your membership will help:
- keep the library open longer
- purchase new materials for the
- sponsor reading programs for
- support literacy tutoring for
- provide public access to
- sponsor popular
community activities, including the Family Holiday Festival,
Shakespeare Workshop for teens, summer concerts at the Gazebo,
Reading Festival, and Winters Tales oral history project
Here is a sample of what we do:
We will send any new baby in town a free box filled with everything a baby needs to start enjoying books! Each box contains two new baby-appropriate books, baby T-shirt that says Let’s Read! / ¡Leamos!, reading tips and book suggestions, a one-year gift membership to Winters Friends of the Library for the whole family, and an application for a Winters Library card. The box is available in English or Spanish. To request a box for a new baby, please call Carol Scianna (530-795-2201) or email email@example.com.
We host and attend community events to promote the library and our programs.
Family Holiday FestivalFun for the whole family on the first Saturday in December. Music, crafts to make and buy, visits with Santa, Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen, wreaths, and children’s books for sale. For information, please call Mary Lou Linvill (530-795-3476) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trained volunteers provide one-on-one tutoring for adults who want to improve their reading or English language skills. To learn about volunteering, or to request a tutor, please call 530-505-4116.
Teams compete to show their trivia skills and raise funds for supporting the library. For more information contact Rebecca Fridae.
Summer ConcertsEnjoy free outdoor concerts at the Rotary Park Gazebo in downtown Winters on Thursday evenings in July. Great local and visiting groups play a wide variety of musical styles. For information, please call Keith Cary (530-795-3173) or email email@example.com.
Winters Shakespeare Workshop
High-school students work with a professional theater director to stage a Shakespeare play, complete with music, dancing, singing, costumes and sets, in an intensive four-week summer workshop. The play is performed at the open-air stage in Central Park and is free to the community. For information, please call Mary Lou Linvill (530-795-3476) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth Day Book Give Away
WFoL volunteers staff a booth in the park on Youth Day and give away free books.
Youth Day Parade Get your creativity hats on, make costumes, play music and march! Contact Sally Brown for details.