In January of 1974, the Friends of Ryerss, a volunteer community group, was organized to assist Fairmount Park in the care of Ryerss. The Friends of Ryerss is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the stewardship of both the Library and Museum. Revenue from membership and contributions helps to defray the costs of operations, restoration, maintenence, and programs for children and adults.

To become a Friend of Ryerss, make a contribution, or to become a volunteer: download the pdf form here. [PDF]