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 2018

Contact us at



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Be sure to enjoy our most recent newsletter.

Friends newsletter August 2018

Friends newsletter April 2018

Friends newsletter January 2018

2018-2019 Friends of the Library Board

Barbara Mathews, President

Cynthia Beall, Vice President and BookTALK coordinator

Anne Walker, Treasurer/Membership

Kay Hartzell, Secretary

Leigh Anne Bathke, Newsletter Editor

Cheryl Sylvester, Library Director

Barbara Bailey

Barbara Pressgrove


Thank You To Our 2018 Members

Bookend ($10 to $24)

Monte & Page Alexander
Susan Baker
Michael Dorn
Krystal Butell
Sylvia Ellis
Laura Huggins
Barbara McIntire
Kristi & Kaydin Miller
Lisa Slavin
Tom & Mylinda Wilhite
Pat Young

Bookstore ($25 – $49)

Cheri Armbrister
Marcia Baird
Cynthia & Ray Beall
Jeannette Blackmar
Larry & Linda Box
Roger & Jan Boyd
Phyllis Braun
Jeanie Brittingham
Coleen Burgess
Jo & Cal Cink
Donna L. Cumley
JoAnne DeGraffenreid
Roy & Connie Deel
Ruth Dickinson
Jan Elder
Mike & Kathy Gerstner
Linda Geyer
Pam & Ray Gottstein
Deb Handy
Marilyn Harnish
Kay Hartzell
Delma Hitchcock
LeRoy & Mary Homan
Mr. & Mrs. Harold Jehle
John & Anne Jackson
Albert & Kathy Johnston
Heidi Johnston
Heather Karlin
Bonnie Kay
Jim & Barb Mathews
Jeff Moore
Paula Moore
Karen Newell & Richard Tozer
Kristin & Brad Peterson
Doris Pratt
Dotty Puckett
Loretta Robson
JoEtta Rogers
Dana Rommelfanger
Wanda Samuels
Louise Schlup
Sarah Snedeger
Aaron & Katie Woods
Sheryl Wright

Book Collector ($50 to $99)

Doug & Janet Anderson-Story
Ted & Vera Brecheisen
Carolyn Breithaupt
Clay & Carol Chapman
Sue Coon
Bob & Marlene Courtney
Janet Delgado
Richard & Sally Finger
Frank & Judy Foye
Kim Hamlin
Dan & Peggy Harris
Jon & Becky Hayes
Tom & Mindy Holt
Shirley Jardon
Denny & Paula Johnson
Tom & Sue Ann Kleist
Bootsie Lauridsen
Phyllis Mapes
Donna Masoner
Danny & Becky McMillen
Jane Miller
Martin & Barbara Pressgrove
Floyd & Sue Schmidt
Peter & Joan Sexton
Wayne & Cheryl Sylvester
Cindi Thomas
Joan Toot
Kennith & Wanda Whaley
Roger & Anita White
Susan White
Gwendolyn Whitebread
Ron & Linda Wright

Book Publisher ($100 to $499)

Nancy & Roger Arnold
Walt & Barbara Bailey
Anna & Bill Busby
Sheryl Cleverley
Eloise Craig
John Fowler & Carol
John & Helen Graettinger
Sean & Jana Hare
Claudia & Bob Hey
Ruth & Glenn Rodden
Jeff & Robbyn VanHorn
Janet Venable
Graham & Anne Walker
Riley & Sara Winkler

Book Patron ($500+)

The Steinshouer Family


Please Support Our 2018 Business Partners

Contributor (up to $99)

Baldwin City Business & Professional Women, 594-3832
City Thrift,
Evangeline, Chapter #162, OES, 594-3225
Jitters LLC, 620-437-6967
Light Center, 785-255-4583
Live & Learn Club, 594-3590
Morningstar Care Homes, 594-2603
Papa’s Nest (egg), 970-231-1661
Vintage Park at Baldwin City, 594-4255
Whitney’s Hair Salon, 594-6626
Worden United Methodist Church, 594-7598

Supporter ($100-$499)

A&H Air Conditioning and Heating, 594-3357
Ad Astra Alpacas, 594-6767
American Legion, Lloyd Beaton Post
Baldwin City Companion Animal Hospital, 594-2413
Baldwin City Lions Club, 594-7549
Baldwin City Recreation Commission, 594-3670
Enright Gardens, 913-893-6842
Jardon Insurance Agency, 913-486-0061
Lumberyard Arts Center, 594-3186
Maple Leaf Quilters’ Guild, 913-634-5988
Midland Railway Historical Association, 594-6982
Vinland Valley Nursery, 594-2966
Voigts Farms, 785-883-4963 

Patron ($500 to $999)

MidAmerica Bank, 594-2100

Benefactor ($1000+)

Baldwin State Bank, 594-6421