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Friends of the Palo Alto Library

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The Friends of the Palo Alto Library - FOPAL - is a nonprofit organization founded in 1938 with the sole purpose of providing grants to the Palo Alto libraries focused mainly on programs and updating the library's collection. Books and media are donated to us and we either sell them through our monthly Cubberley book sales or sell our high-value material through Amazon and eBay. In the last pre-COVID year we provided the library with $200,000 of funds.

FOPAL is actively looking for new volunteers to support all areas of its activities, in particular its high-value team.

We are looking for people with a love of books who are interested in researching antiquarian books, high-value books, and media and determining their value in preparation for sale. FOPAL has documentation that explains all of these processes as well as training and mentoring. Some of this work can be done at home and some at FOPAL's annex at Cubberley and all of it can be done on your own personal schedule.

If you are interested in learning more about FOPAL and joining our high-value online e-business team please call Janette Herceg at 650-494-1266

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About Friends of the Palo Alto Library

Location:

4000 Middlefield Rd, Cubberlely Community Center, Palo Alto, CA 94303, US

Mission Statement

Support Palo Alto public libraries

Description

1. Raise funds for library programs and purposes 2. Recycle lots of books back into the community through booksales 3. provieds the community the opportunity to own great books at low prices at a monthly booksale and off-site sales stores. Offering free books to the community and other non-profits.

Community
Education & Literacy
Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4000 Middlefield RoadPalo Alto, CA 94303

(37.41838,-122.1084)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Library Sciences
  • Business Development

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • 2- 4 hours per week
  • Computer skills plus

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