Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Baldwin City Library organization was established in 1986 to help raise funds,
promote publicity and help the progress of the library. If you would be interested in joining
the friends, fill out and send in the membership form. Membership Form 2020

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Be sure to enjoy our most recent newsletter.

Friends Newsletter April 2020

Friends Newsletter January 2020

Friends Newsletter August 2019

Friends newsletter April 2019

2018-2019 Friends of the Library Board

Barbara Mathews, President
Cynthia Beall, Vice President and BookTALK coordinator
Anne Walker, Treasurer/Membership
Jana Craig-Hare, Scholarship Selection Committee Chair
Heidi Johnston, Secretary
Mary Ontko, Board Member
Cindi Thomas, Newsletter Editor
Gary Keller, Board Member
Robyn Long, Board Member
Leigh Anne Bathke, Newsletter Editor


2020 Members of the Baldwin City Friends of the Library

Bookend ($10 to $24)
Ellen Grammer
Doris Pratt
Mark Stielow
Letha Williamson

Bookstore ($25 – $49)
Marcia Baird
Larry & Linda Box
Phyllis Braun
Jeanie Brittingham
Don Broyles
Martin & Janice Burik
Sandra Cardens
Joe & Sally Cool
Donna Cumley
JoAnne DeGraffenreid
Ruth Dickinson
Jan Elder
Sue Gossett
Glen & Debbie Grosdidier
Merlin & Judy Halverson
Marilyn Harnish
Kay Hartzell
Delma Hitchcock
LeRoy & Mary Homan
John & Anne Jackson
Janelle Johnston
Dotty Puckett
Loretta Robson
Joetta Rogers
Wanda Samuels
Sarah Snedeger
Mary Walker
Greg & Karla Wessling

Book Collector ($50 to $99)
Janet & Doug Anderson-Story
Jeanette Blackmar
Roger & Jan Boyd
Bob & Marlene Courtney
Chris & Annette Delaney
John & Kim Farrell
Frank & Judy Foye
Deb Handy
Jon & Becky Hayes
Linda & David Hixon
Tom & Mindy Holt
Galen & Marta Jardon
Tom & Sue Ann Kleist
Bootsie Lauridsen
Phyllis Mapes
Jim & Barb Mathews
Michael and Deanna Miley
Jane Miller
Sandy & Mike Ralston
Gerald & Maria Sanden
Floyd & Sue Schmidt
Judith & Caroline Tanner
Thomas Family
Joan Toot
Gwendolyn Whitebread
Karen Willey & Scott Eudaly

Book Publisher ($100 to $499)
Nancy & Roger Arnold
Carol Anderson & John Fowler
Erik & Cassy Bailey
Lynda Brittingham
Tony Brown & Becky Henderson
Sheryl Cleverley
Gwendolyn Ann Collins
Gary and Becki Dick
Kim Hamlin
Delene Impson & Brad Wiseman
Robyn Long & Ben Gerrard & Family
Donna Masoner
Ruth & Glenn Rodden
Jeff & Robbyn VanHorn
Graham & Anne Walker
Roger & Anita White

Book Patron ($500+)
Mary Ontko & Jared Steinshouer

2020 Business Partners with the Friends of the Baldwin City Library

Business Members Contributor (up to $99)
Prairie City Miniature Horses, 785-418-2770
Seventh Street Hair, 785-594-7144

Supporter ($100-$499)
Enright Gardens, 913-893-6842
Jardon Insurance, 913-486-0061
Lumberyard Arts Center, 594-3186
Vinland Valley Nursery, 594-2966
Voigts Greenhouses, 785-883-4963

Patron ($500 to $999)

Benefactor ($1000+)
Baldwin State Bank, 594-6421