Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Warren-Newport Public Library is a group of community volunteers committed to supporting the library through fundraising, programming, and raising awareness of library services. The Friends share a belief that a good library is essential to the intellectual and cultural growth of the community.

The Friends raise money for the library through BookEnds, their used book store, and other projects.

Dates for 2023 Saturday book sales:

March 11, August 12, and November 4 from 10:00 a.m.-3 p.m. in meeting rooms A&B

Friends 2023 meeting dates:

Thursdays: January 26, February 23, May 25, August 24, and October 26, at 1:00 p.m.

WNPL Friends of the Library Officers

  • President: Jane Lindquist
  • Vice President: Betty Sporten
  • Secretary: Diane Shearer
  • Treasurer: Mark Mueller
  • Directors: Bill Ballock, Lynn Kublank, and Karen Mueller

If you want to join the Friends, please complete and return an application. Applications are available at the front desk and online (PDF). Membership dues are as follows:

  • Individual (annual): $5.00
  • Family (annual): $25.00
  • Best Friend (annual): $75.00
  • Friend for Life (lifetime): $250.00

Follow the Friends of WNPL/Book Ends on FaceBook.

To contact the Friends, please use this form.