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On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you need to select Friends Of The Nicholson Memorial Library Inc so they receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation.
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The Friends of the Nicholson Memorial Library is community organization supporting and promoting Garland libraries. The Friends sponsors activities to raise funds for the purchase of library materials and equipment, and underwrites programming to benefit all library users.
Stop by any Garland Library and fill out an application form. You may also print one online.
This is an annual cost and you will get a special "Friends" library card. Also, you may indicate on your form if you want to help volunteer or possibly serve on the Friends of the Library board.
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Friends of the Nicholson Memorial Library every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to the Friends of the Nicholson Memorial Library. You can choose from nearly one million organizations to support though we ask that you choose the Friends of the Nicholson Memorial Library and help support your Garland Libraries.
To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.
The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. The purchase price is the amount paid for the item minus any rebates and excluding shipping and handling, gift-wrapping fees, taxes, or service charges. From time to time, Amazon may offer special, limited time promotions that increase the donation amount on one or more products or services or provide for additional donations to charitable organizations. Special terms and restrictions may apply. Please see the relevant promotion for complete details.
Donations are made by the AmazonSmile Foundation and are not tax deductible by you.
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Yes, newer items and items in good condition will be considered for the library collection. If not added by the library, items are passed along to the Friends of the library for their annual book sale. Items the Friends will take include:
Donated items may be dropped off at any Garland library location. If you need assistance carrying in your donations, please ask for help at the Check- out Desk. Any books not used by the library or the Friends will go to a special recycler and all funds earned from recycling go to the Friends of the Library to be used for the benefit of the Garland Libraries.