Friends of the Library

How Do I Join?
You can either call the library, contact one of the officers, or attend a Friends meeting. Meetings are generally held the third Monday of each month, (except during Jan. and Feb. when meetings are held on the third Tuesday of those months) at the Library, 915 S. Jefferson Ave at 5:15 pm.

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Mission Statement
The Friends of the Lebanon-Laclede County Library is a not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to stimulate the use of the Library resources and services; to assist the Library in developing services and facilities for the community; to focus positive public attention to the Lebanon-Laclede County Library and to develop support for the Library in the local community, county and state as appropriate; to maintain an association of persons interested in the Library; to encourage gifts, endowments and bequests to the Library; to facilitate and assist the Library in its informational, educational, cultural and recreational endeavors. The Friends of the Lebanon-Laclede County Library will also sponsor events in the Library, or on behalf of the Library, including fund-raising events. We appreciate your time and interest in our organization

Community Cares awarded a grant to the Friends of the Library for 2016.
The funding will be used for security cameras. The security cameras are needed to upgrade current visual problems and to protect the patrons of the county. This will boost the safety that the library can provide to the public and create a safe environment for patrons. This plan of action is a continuous improvement plan of keeping our technology as up-to-date as possible for the library patrons. The outcome provided by the updated system will help Lebanon patrons, law enforcement, if a problem arises, and the library staff. This grant will help *35439 Laclede County citizens. * "United States Census Bureau," Population 2014 estimate, Viewed July 26, 2015


Lebanon Area Foundation
Lebanon Area Foundation Newsletter

The current month's Friends of the Library minutes are posted after being approved by the Friends of the Library organization.


blood drive

Dear Donor,
We are currently in a Code Red Emergency Appeal for O Positive and A Negative blood types (less than a one-day supply). Code Yellow Alert (less than a three-day supply) also in place all other types – donors strongly urged to give at this emergency blood drive.

Your Chance to Save a Life! 

blood drive
Before the blood drive, please take a few steps to ensure that things go smoothly on the day of our blood drive.
1. Drink plenty of water or juice the night and morning before you donate.
2. Eat a well-balanced meal around 2-3 hours before giving.
3. Bring your photo ID - Photo ID is now required for all donors.
To schedule an appointment for a donation, feel free to call our Contact Center at 417-227-5006 or sign up online by clicking HERE.
See you at the blood drive!




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