About the Friends

About the Friends Organization


Friends is a 501(c)(3) - EIN: 83-4409594. The Friends organization supports quality library services through advocacy, fundraising, and volunteering in ways that promote the policies and long-range plan of the library. We are a volunteer organization interested in supporting, improving, and expanding literacy-focused library services and resources at the Highwood Library & Community Center.



  • Support the Highwood Library & Community Center

  • Focus public attention on library services, facilities, and programming needs

  • Promote the welfare and growth of the library

  • Receive and encourage gifts and bequests to the library


  • We help fund educational opportunities for our patrons the library would not otherwise be able to offer

  • We support library programs by raising funds for performers, supplies, and prizes

  • We raise money for items not in the regular library budget

  • We provide critical volunteering support at events

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Become a member of the Friends of the Highwood Library & Community Center

Contact us today if you're interested in our annual membership, want to volunteer, or make a donation.


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