The "Friends and Foundation of the Northfield Public Library" (FFNPL) is a non-profit, community-based organization since 1983 that supports the Northfield Public Library. In cooperation with the Northfield Public Library, FFNPL supports early literacy programs, recruits volunteers, provides support for equipment in the Library such as computers and eBook readers, and organizes special events including fundraising trivia bees, concerts, speakers and book readings.
The Friends are raising funds to make our library work better! More donations mean an even better library. Please make your pledge now to make our library work better!
Give to the Max 2014--Help Us Make the Match to Improve Our Library
The Friends have dedicated all of this year's Give to the Max proceeds to the Capital Campaign for the Library Improvement Project! We have secured $25,000 in matching funds allowing your dollars to do TWICE the good. So on November 13, from midnight until 11:59 pm, help us Make the Match and More to build tomorrow's library for Northfield. Click here to go our our GiveMN page.
The Bee is Back! The Friends' Annual Team Trivia Competition, 14 November at the Grand Events Center
Assemble your experts! Boot up your on-board databanks! It's time for the Friends Annual Team Trivia Competition! On Friday, November 14, join Quizmistress Jessica Peterson White and the Friends of the Northfield Public Library for a night (7-9pm) of challenging and fun trivia competition between teams of four. Before the Final Round, there will also be a Heads-Tails round open to all with wonderful prizes for the winner! All proceeds go to the Capital Campaign for the Public Library. A night with friends, neighbors, and knowledge--what better way to help make our library better! Click here to register electronically. To enter using a mail-in form, download the 2014 Trivia Bee mail-in registration form, fill it out, and mail it to the address listed on the form.
The library is now open on Sunday afternoons, 1-5 PM, for your reading and browsing pleasure. Or for doing homework, looking for a job online, checking out a DVD or music CD, exploring your family's history, or simply hanging with your friends. It's all there at the library every Sunday - and every other day of the week too.