Friends of the Library

Friends of the Library logoA community organization supporting and promoting the Library.  The Friends sponsors activities to raise funds for the purchase of library materials and equipment, and underwrites programming to benefit all library users.

Become a member of the Friends of the Library: Membership form

The Friends of the Library meet bi-monthly (Feb., Apr., June, Aug., Oct., Dec.) on the third Tuesday of the month, 5:30 p.m. at the Central Library.

Support the Friends by choosing them as your AmazonSmile charity.

President: Marge Oberg
Vice President: Joan Degen
Secretary: Patricia Kessel
Treasurer: Linda Stopani
Financial Secretary: Open
Book Sale Liaison: Joan Degen
Marketing: Kathy O’Brien
Membership: Marge Oberg
Publicity: Open

Additional Participants:
Library Liaison: Kathleen Cizek
Library Director: Karen Archibald

The Friends of the Library - Access Newsletter

Keep up with what is going on at your Garland Libraries by reading the Access newsletter. Access is a monthly publication from the Friends of the Library that includes all library events. 

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All Garland Libraries will begin accepting donations on Monday, Dec. 7.

The Friends are accepting:
Audio books on CD

The magazine table will not be put back in use at the Central Library at this time. Any magazines donated will be sent to recycling. Thank you for your patience.

The annual Friends of the Library Book Sale will also be postponed until it is safe to have the sale again. 

We will send out an update when we have new information about the sale. Please continue to support the Friends of the Library by renewing your memberships.