There are Many Ways you can support the Friends of the Library, and in turn, Support the wonderful services and resources of the Richard S. Gillis, Jr. Library.

Please use our Contact Us form if you are interested in participating or have a suggestion. See our Membership page for information about joining the Friends of the Ashland Library.

  • Become a Member
  • Join Our Advisory Board
  • Suggest a Program or Speaker
  • Donate to Special Causes

In addition, we have many ways for you to be involved as a Member.

Publicity and Promotion:

  • Publicizing Programs
  • Designing Posters and/or Fliers

Assisting with Programs:

  • Bringing Refreshments
  • Planning Programs
  • Setting Up and Taking Down Program Area

Helping with Membership:

  • Recruiting New Members
  • Designing Recruitment Materials

Assisting with Fundraising and Other Projects:

  • Helping with Special Fundraising Events
  • Finding Sponsors for Special Programs or Projects
  • Writing Grants
  • Writing Letters to or Visiting Virginia legislators

Working on Major Events:

  • Book Sales
  • Train Day