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 2019

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Be sure to enjoy our most recent newsletter.

Friends Newsletter August 2019

Friends newsletter April 2019

Friends newsletter January 2019

Friends newsletter August 2018


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, Board Member
Gary Keller, Board Member
Robyn Long, Board Member
Leigh Anne Bathke, Newsletter Editor


2019 Members of the Baldwin City Friends of the Library

Bookend ($10 to $24)
Monte & Page Alexander
Sally Cool
Sylvia Ellis
Mrs. Harold Jehle
Barbara Johnston
Greg Wessling

Bookstore ($25 – $49)
Larry & Linda Box
Phyllis & Conrad Braun
Jeanie Brittingham
Don Broyles
Kristi Burik
Marty & Jan Burik
Donna Cumley
Ruth Dickinson
Jan Elder
Ray & Pam Gottstein
Glen & Debbie Grosdidier
Carolyn Groves
Merlin & Judy Halverson
Deb Handy
Marilyn Harnish
Kay Hartzell
John & Anne Jackson
Denny & Paula Johnson
Janelle Johnston
Heather Karlin
Paula Moore
Betsy Ostrander
Doris Pratt
Dotty Puckett
Jim & Barb Robrahn
Loretta Robson
JoEtta Rogers
Gretchen Trendel
John & Sharon Vesecky
Sheryl Wright

Book Collector ($50 to $99)
Cheri Armbrister
Ray & Cynthia Beall
Jeannette Blackmar
Roger & Jan Boyd
Clay & Carol Chapman
Jo & Cal Cink
Bob & Marlene Courtney
Jo Anne DeGraffenreid
Scott & Leslie Erwine
Donna Flory
Frank & Judy Foye
Michael & Kathy Gerstner
Kim Hamlin
Dan & Peggy Harris
Jon & Becky Hayes
David & Linda Hixon
Tom & Mindy Holt
Marvin & Norma Jardon
Tom & Sue Ann Kleist
Bootsie Lauridsen
Max & Jane Liggett
Phyllis Mapes
Jim & Barb Mathews
Fred & Mary McCreary
Becky & Danny McMillen
Jane Miller
Chelsea Paxson
Mike & Sandy Ralston
Floyd & Sue Schmidt
Joan Sexton
Ron & Merrie Skaggs
Joan Toot
Susan White
Gwendolyn Whitebread
Ron & Linda Wright
Edward Ziembinski

Book Publisher ($100 to $499)
Nancy & Roger Arnold
Erik & Cassy Bailey
Walt & Barbara Bailey
Tony Brown & Becky Henderson
Carl & Susan Butell
Eloise Craig
The Gerard Family
John Fowler & Carol Anderson
John & Helen Graettinger
Leslie & Elizabeth Granberg-Jerome
Sean & Jana Hare
Bob & Claudia Hey
Delene Impson
Donna Masoner
Jack & Rosemary Murphy
Ruth & Glenn Rodden
Cindi Thomas
Jeff & Robbyn VanHorn
Janet Venable
Ken & Diane Wagner
Graham & Anne Walker
Roger & Anita White
Riley & Sara Winkler

Book Patron ($500+)
The Steinshouer Family

2019 Business Partners with the Friends of the Baldwin City Library

Contributor (up to $99)
Evangeline Ch. 162, OES, 594-3225
McFarlane Aviation Inc.

Supporter ($100-$499)
Ad Astra Alpacas, 594-6767
American Legion, Lloyd Beaton Post, 594-3444
Baldwin City Companion Animal Hospital, 594-2413
Baldwin City Lions Club, 594-7549
Baldwin City Recreation Commission, 594-3670
ComfortCare Homes of Baldwin City, 594-2603
Enright Gardens, 913-893-6842
Kansas State Bank, 594-7500
Lumberyard Arts Center, 594-3186
Maley & Sons Construction, 913-908-7978
Maple Leaf Quilters’ Guild, 594-7564
Vinland Valley Nursery, 594-2966
Voigts Greenhouses, 785-883-4963

Patron ($500 to $999)
Mid America Bank, 594-2100

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