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Friends of the Abilene Public Library

Membership Information | 2015 Board Members | Annual Friends Book Sale | West Texas Book Festival





Current 'Among Friends' Newsletter
May, June & July - 2015
The Friends of the Abilene Public Library (Friends) is a volunteer group that provides support to the Abilene Public Library system. Individual, family, and business memberships are available at various levels. APL has one of the most active and supportive Friends groups around, with amazing volunteers working with library staff to help make our library system the best it can be for the community.

The Friends host a number of great activities & services including:

  • West Texas Book Festival
  • The Ricki Brown Librarian of the Year Award
  • Providing Additional Library Materials & Equipment
  • Volunteer Opportunities to Serve Your Community
  • Annual Friends Book Sale
  • Children's Summer Reading Programs
  • Staff Training & Appreciation Activities, and more!

Membership Information

Membership Levels Type Donation Benefits

Personal Memberships

Kid Friend
(Minors)
$1 per year
Friends newsletter; free admission to the Preview Sale at the Friends Book Sale; 25% discount on purchases at Hastings.
Individual Friend
$15 per year
Family Friends
$25 per year
Caring Friend
$50 per year
Previous Benefits Including: $10 gift certificate to Texas Star Trading Company; invitation to special Friends event.
Generous Friend
$100 per year
Previous Benefits Including: Special recognition in front  lobby area of main library.
Lifetime Friend
$500 one-time payment

Business Memberships

Business Friend
$50 per year
Friends newsletter; free admission to the Preview Sale at the Friends Book Sale; 25% discount on purchases at Hastings; $10 gift certificate to Texas Star Trading Company; invitation to special Friends event.
Silver Friend
$100 per year
Previous Benefits Including: Special recognition in front lobby area of main library.
Gold Friend
$200 per year

2015 Board of Directors


Carrie Casada
(President)

Libby Rankin
(Past President)

Rhonda Bolt
(Secretary)

Garrett Smith
(Treasurer)

Mary Pizzorno
(Membership)

Lori Grumet
(City Librarian)

Glenn Dromgoole
(Book Festival Chair)

Janis Test
(Publicity)

Matt Preston
(Book Sale)
Glenda Alexander
Shielah Bagget
Mary Katherine Campbell
Rob Carleton
Emerald Cassidy
Becky Colman
Sharon Earnest
Charlie Hukill
Roxanne Klump
Tiffany Lamb
Cathy Lauve
Tim Lillick
Jill May
Tom McAlister
Judith Phaneuf
Sujata Shahane
Amanda Shelnutt
Edward Smith
Jacque Thweatt
Donna Wolfer

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