Join the Wallingford Public Library Association and Make a Difference in Your Community
In addition to your WPL library card, we hope you will also consider supporting us by becoming a member of the Wallingford Public Library Association. For more than 135 years, the Wallingford Public Library, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, has relied on member contributions—in addition to support from the Town—to ensure that it continues to serve and inspire Wallingford’s individuals and families.
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Membership in the Wallingford Public Library Association entitles you to elect the Board of Managers, to attend the annual meeting and cast votes on library business, and to be among the first to receive our monthly e-newsletter, WORDS, which includes a calendar of programs, many of which fill quickly.
What does the Wallingford Public Library Association do?
The Association is led by a Board of Managers, 15 Wallingford residents elected by the Association membership. The Association members and the Board of Managers have the following roles:
- Governs the Public Library
- Sponsors special programs and projects
- Informs the public about library resources and services
- Promotes fund raising projects
- Encourages gifts and bequests for endowment purposes
- Advocates for library funding and legislation
Your membership has a direct and immediate impact on the programs and services offered and assures that your public library continues to be a community gathering place for learning and growth.