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

Contact us at

When: Oct 22, 2020 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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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)
Monte and Page Alexander
Sylvia Ellis
Ellen Grammer
Barbara and Ron Johnston
Doris Pratt
Mark Stielow
Letha Williamson
Sheryl Wright

Bookstore ($25 – $49)
Marcia Baird
Larry & Linda Box
Phyllis Braun
Jeanie Brittingham
Don Broyles
Coleen Burgess
Martin & Janice Burik
Sandra Cardens
Joe & Sally Cool
Donna Cumley
Ruth Dickinson
Jan Elder
Sue Gossett
Raymond Gottstein
Glen & Debbie Grosdidier
Carolyn Groves
Merlin & Judy Halverson
Marilyn Harnish
Kay Hartzell
Delma Hitchcock
LeRoy & Mary Homan
John & Anne Jackson
Denny & Paula Johnson
Janelle Johnston
Michael & Heidi Johnston
Heather Karlin
Bonnie & Steve Kay
Dotty Puckett
Loretta Robson
Joetta Rogers
Wanda Samuels
Sarah Snedeger
Gretchen Trendel
Mary Walker
Greg & Karla Wessling

Book Collector ($50 to $99)
Janet & Doug Anderson-Story
Cheri Armbrister
Jeanette Blackmar
Roger & Jan Boyd
Carolyn Breithaupt
Cal & Jo Cink
Conover Family
Bob & Marlene Courtney
JoAnne DeGraffenreid
Chris & Annette Delaney
John & Kim Farrell
Frank & Judy Foye
Deb Handy
Dan & Peggy Harris
Jon & Becky Hayes
Linda & David Hixon
Tom & Mindy Holt
Galen & Marta Jardon
Tom & Sue Ann Kleist
Bootsie Lauridsen
Phyllis Mapes
Jim & Barb Mathews
Danny & Becky McMillen
Michael & Deanna Miley
Jane Miller
Paula Moore
Jack & Rosemary Murphy
Sandy & Mike Ralston
Gerald & Maria Sanden
Floyd & Sue Schmidt
Joan Sexton
Judith & Caroline Tanner
Thomas Family
Joan Toot
Gwen Whitebread
Karen Willey & Scott Eudaly
Ron & Linda Wright
Edward Zieminski

Book Publisher ($100 to $499)
Nancy & Roger Arnold
Erik & Cassy Bailey
Walt & Barbara Bailey
Lynda Brittingham
Tony Brown & Becky Henderson
Sheryl Cleverley
Gwendolyn Ann Collins
Eloise Craig
Gary and Becki Dick
John Fowler & Carol Anderson
Mike & Kathy Gerstner
John & Helen Graettinger
Kim Hamlin
Sean & Jana Hare
Bob & Claudia Hey
Delene Impson & Brad Wiseman
Jane & Max Liggett
Robyn Long & Ben Gerrard & Family
Donna Masoner
Jan Pollard
Ruth & Glenn Rodden
Scott & Linda Schultz
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)
Live & Learn Club, 594-3590
Prairie City Miniature Horses, 785-418-2770
Seventh Street Hair, 785-594-7144

Supporter ($100-$499)
A&H Heating and Cooling, 594-3357
Ad Astra Alpacas, 594-6767
Baldwin City Lions Club, 785-766-8861
Companion Animal Hospital, 594-2413
Enright Gardens, 913-893-6842
Evangeline Ch. 162 OES, 594-6767
Jardon Insurance, 913-486-0061
Jitters LLC, 620-437-6967
Lumberyard Arts Center, 594-3186
Maple Leaf Quilters Guild
MarLan Construction LLC, 785-749-2647
Out West Storage, 785-418-2770
Rice Precision Manufacturing, 594-3272
Vinland Valley Nursery, 594-2966
Voigts Greenhouses, 785-883-4963

Patron ($500 to $999)
Maley & Sons Construction, 913-908-7978
Mid-America Bank, 594-2100

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