Who is the Friends of the Library?

The Friends of the Library (FOL) serve to assist and support the full range of library functions. The Friends are instrumental in raising funds for the Library, providing assistance in the Library when special help is needed and conducting outreach and educational programs. The FOL is a non-profit, non-partisan organization.

Current FOL Officers

  • President - Irene Adler
  • Vice President - Mary Knudsen
  • Secretary - Julie Smith
  • Treasurer - Jackie Hanna
  • Past President - Pat Ramsey


  • Sherry Casamento
  • Reet Stefano

If you'd like to contact any of the FOL officers or members, please leave them a message at the library, either in-person, or by calling (208) 263-6930 ext. 0

General Meeting

The Friends of the Library invite you to our monthly noon meeting the first Thursday of every month (except July and August).  All meetings take place in the meeting room of the Sandpoint Library. The general meeting consists of a brief business meeting, which is usually followed by a program of interest to the community.  All are welcome to attend.
Please come join us!

Used Book Sales

The FOL's primary fundraiser and service to the community is the monthly used book sale. Sales of used books and other items, including CDs, movies, music and magazines, are held on the first Saturday of every month in the library lobby from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Donations are also accepted. Bring them in on the day of the sale, or take to the library information or circulation desk.

Board Meetings

The FOL Board meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month following the book sorting time.

Past Meeting Notes

How can I become a member?

The FOL welcomes new members at any time! Members of the FOL are encouraged to donate their time and energy toward events and fundraisers but also welcome members who wish to offer financial support only.
Applications are available at the Information Desk in the Sandpoint branch library or to print the application – please mail the completed form with the $10 membership fee to:

East Bonner County Library
1407 Cedar St.
Sandpoint, ID 83864


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