August kicks off the annual membership drive for the Friends of the Temple Public Library.

Membership applications are available at the circulation desk at the library as well as online at

Online applications must be returned to the library in person or by mail with the appropriate payment.

Memberships also will be available at the 28th annual Labor Day Book Sale, Aug. 28-31.

Members only preview night is Aug. 27.

The Friends annual general membership meeting is Oct. 3.

The Friends organization has helped support programs at the library such as children’s story time, performers for summer reading programs, and online book clubs.

The Friends have also provided equipment to aid in the delivery of books to nursing homes and funded E-book subscription, newsletters, and newly designed library cards designed.

Contact Teresa Tankersley at or (254)501-7542​

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