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Support Your Library


The Appomattox Regional Library System’s volunteer program Our mission is to encourage and expand the involvement of community volunteers. Youth and adult volunteers will work with the staff to provide service to others by supporting, preserving, and promoting free and easy access to ideas and information. The Library believes that volunteers are an important human resource. They have the right...

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Be Our Friend

Support Your Library Our library system is fortunate to have two 501(c) (3) non-profit organizations that enable our library to move from good to great -- providing the resources for additional programming; much needed equipment, support for children’s summer reading, and special events throughout the year. Your support of Appomattox Regional Library System is greatly appreciated and goes a long...

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Donate Materials

Librarians and staff at the Appomattox Regional Library System (ARLS) thank the public for their generous donations to the library. They welcome donations of gently used and new books. Due to space considerations, the library asks that the public restrict bringing donations to our libraries to the first week of each month. ARLS libraries have limited storage space so this...

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Readers Friend Book Store

Readers' Friend Book Store Hours of Operation Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM The Readers’ Friend Book Store is located in the lower level of the library system’s Maude Langhorne Nelson branch at 209 East Cawson Street, Hopewell. The bookstore is proud to be a source of additional funds which benefit all ARLS libraries. The store is...

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Give a Financial Gift

Donations from generous individuals like you are gratefully accepted to help us fund our collections, job search resources, access to the internet, children’s story hours, the summer reading program and so much more. Your gift helps keep these vital services FREE for everyone. Mail your gift Friends of the Library 209 East Cawson Street Hopewell, VA 23860 Naming Opportunities Gifts...

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Advocate for Us

Do you love your library? We love you too! Help us sustain and grow support for one of our community's greatest resources. What can you do? Refer a friend to the library Share the word about our programs & services Be Our Friend Like us on Facebook Contact your government officials to encourage support Hopewell Prince George Dinwiddie Virginia General...

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