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Friends of the Library

Join the Friends of the Library!

The next Friends of the Library Board meeting is on Tuesday, September 13 at 4 pm. This will be a virtual meeting. If you are interested in attending, please reach out to [email protected] for the link.

The Friends are a group of volunteers who help the library expand its services to the community by raising money through ongoing book sales in the library lobby, and funding special programs and additional equipment. The Friends of the Westmont Public Library is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization.

Become a Friend of the Library:
Fill out a membership form online
or in person at the library.

Support the Friends through AmazonSmile:
Choose to support the Friends of the Westmont Public Library, and the Friends will receive a donation whenever you shop at

Advantages of being a member

  • Dues help support special programs and equipment for the library
  • Contribute to the community
  • Develop leadership and fundraising skills
  • Network with new friends
  • Volunteer opportunities that can fit your schedule

Membership Type

  • Individual — $10.00
  • Family — $15.00
  • Corporate levels (Corporation/name will be listed on the Friend’s webpage and mentioned in the next published library newsletter after your donation is received.)
    • Platinum — $300
    • Gold — $200
    • Silver — $100
  • Other donations

Your eligible contribution is tax deductible. For more information contact the Friends at 630 869 6150 ext 5170 or [email protected].

Become a Friend of the Library today by filling out this online membership form or stopping by the library. The membership year extends from January to December.

Corporate Donors

  • Lalitha Darbha — Platinum
  • Kathy Kubik – Platinum
  • Bill & Rose Kirk – Silver
  • John & Nancy Martens – Silver
  • Mr & Mrs. Patricia & Ronald Mangelsdorf – Silver
  • Joan Swigon – Silver
  • Prairie Area Reading Council – Silver
  • Rajesh Parikh – Silver

Leadership Team

  • President: Srividhya Viswanath
  • Vice President & Secretary: Akhila Palli
  • Treasurer: Mary Gabryel

Meeting Dates

Unless noted otherwise, all meetings start at 11 am and are held in the first floor Community Meeting Room. The remaining meeting dates for 2022 are on Tuesdays: September 13, and December 13.

Ongoing Book Sale

We no longer accept donations for our book sale. Feel free to contact one of these organizations instead:

Thank you!

Friends Year in Review

Click here to see what the Friends accomplished in 2020.

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