The Friends of the American Fork Library believes that public libraries are fundamental to a free society where all have opportunities to pursue knowledge, self-improvement, and economic prosperity.
The Friends of the Library promotes and supports literacy programs, information access technology, collection development, business and community partnerships, and volunteer efforts to further the library's fundamental role in the community.
To carry out the mission statement, the Friends of the Library will pursue the following core activities:
Literacy and Reading: Plan and administer programs to develop literacy in children and adults
Technology Acquisition: Raise funds or in-kind donations for information technology
Fund-Raising and Membership: Coordinate all fund-raising activities and oversee major fund-raising recruitment efforts
Collection Development: Develop and administer programs for enhancing the library's print, art and historical collections
Business and Community Partnerships: Develop support and partnerships among businesses and community organizations for funding, in-kind donations, and business-oriented library services
Library Volunteers: Recruit and train library volunteers and coordinate their efforts