The Friends of the Chiloquin Library has been a direct project of Chiloquin Visions In Progress since the Community Center opened in 2004. FOCL played a huge role in the fundraising efforts that made the Center possible. Their mission is to fund
our library with programs, displays and events not otherwise provided by the County Library System, to enhance
programs funded by Klamath County Library and to support other community activities
and organizations whereby the love of reading grows.These programs are designed to broaden the use of
library services and enrich the library experience for community members.
The Friends were formed in 1980 and remains a completely volunteer organization dedicated to assisting the Chiloquin Branch Library with programs, displays
and events which are not otherwise provided by the County Library and which
broaden and enhance our library services.
FOCL supports other community activities and organizations
whereby the love of reading grows, including the SMART (Start Making A Reader Today) program to help elementary
school students improve their reading skills.
Our major fundraisers are the Community Birthday and Event
Calendar, the Chiloquin Historical Cookbooks and the Book and Plant Sale at the
City’s June yard sale. The Calendar features the
winner of a children’s art contest sponsored by FOCL. All the entries are on display in the
library through April, with the winning class drawings
posted on our web site.
FOCL meets on the first
Wednesday of each month at the Chiloquin Branch Library. Meeting time is 9:00 am
from April through October, and 10:00 am from November through March. All