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, by email at, on Facebook, 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. Donation of gently used books and DVDs are now being accepted inside the library. The Friends have a minimum of four meetings a year and support library programs. Learn more on Facebook. Please note: This link will take you away from the Berwyn Public Library website.

Current Board

Mary Drenth -- President
Christine Lojewski -- Vice-President
Karin Nangreave -- Secretary-Treasurer
Erika Corona-Owens -- Membership
Beverly Applebaum -- Book Sale
Beverly Applebaum -- Member-at-Large
Nona Chapman -- Member-at-Large
Tammy Sheedy -- Library Director
Nora Laureto -- Liaison to Library Board

Meeting Minutes FY 2022

Nov 14, 2022
Dec 14, 202 - agenda

Meeting Minutes FY 2021

Aug 2, 2021 - agenda
Sept 13, 2021 - agenda
Oct 15, 2021 - agenda

Meeting Minutes FY 2020

Sept 9, 2019
Oct 7, 2019
October 28, 2019
November 12, 2019
January 13, 2020 - agenda
February 10, 2020 - agenda