Friends of the Library

The Friends is a 501c3 organization that raises money for the library and promotes the library. They generate financial support through fundraising events and membership dues. Membership contributions are tax deductible and eligible for employer matching. Contact the Friends at 708-795-8000 ext. 3096 or by email at, or join today! One of the benefits of joining is a punch card for 12 free books from the book sale:

Member's Punch Card Example

The Friends primary fundraiser is the ongoing book sale in the first floor elevator lobby of the library. Donations of gently used books and DVDs are accepted throughout the year. We do not accept magazines, encyclopedias, textbooks, or CDs. The Friends have a minimum of four meetings per year and host programs that complement the library's mission. Learn more in the latest newsletter.

Current Board

-- President
-- Vice-President
-- Secretary/Treasurer
-- Membership
-- Board Member
-- Board Member
-- Board Member
Tammy Sheedy -- Library Director
Briana Perlot -- Library Liaison