Did you know that the village of Palm Springs had only 4 digits in its phone numbers until the late 1950s? 

Or that Frank Sinatra was listed as an ACTOR in the local phone directory? 

Or that Tahquitz Drive was originally considered “the far south end” of town and “too far to walk" to a community library? (Which is ironic because, through the generosity of Welwood Murray’s son, George, that very valuable “zero-zero” corner is exactly where our City’s first library was eventually constructed in 1940!)

Neither did our Accessing the Past volunteer! 

New volunteer opportunities for “mindful techies” are in the works! The Library has put to use its large grant to fund the Accessing the Past website, which involves digitizing all of the local periodicals in the library archives, and is now in need of one or two committed volunteers to aid the effort. Take a look at our growing archive collection at  www.accessingthepast.org and be sure to get in touch with the Library if you're interested.

As the Friends' membership increases, new opportunities to serve and support blossom. Because nothing gets done through the effort of just one individual, our Membership Committee 

is constantly brain-storming ways to attract new members. Our Events planners are in constant motion searching for fresh ideas to raise awareness & money while our valiant 

Newsletter Committee keeps our membership nurtured and well-informed, four times a year... 

But we could always use extra help! 

For more information please contact


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