Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Council Bluffs Public Library is a non-profit organization which supports the programs and services of the library.

By joining the Friends you have the opportunity to:

  • Help the library acquire important materials beyond its budget
  • Participate in the exclusive Friends’ activities and events
  • Support staff training and continuing education
  • Provide additional funding for programming
  • Promote communications between the library and the public
  • Receive the Friends’ newsletter “From the Flyleaf”
    containing information about the activities of the Friends’organization

Membership Information

Membership Level
Annual Dues
Individual Member$5.00
Family Member$10.00
Supporting Member$15.00
Contributing Member$25.00
Sustaining Member$50.00
Patron Member$100.00
Life Member$500.00

For more information, call 712-323-7553 (ext. 128) or complete a membership form at the library Circulation Desk.

Board of Directors

  • President – Brian Cady
  • Vice President – Ron Koontz
  • Secretary – Ellen Garaffa
  • Treasurer – Donna Kalar
  • Dolores Bristol
  • Jan Clayton
  • Cordie Fisher
  • Erin Kessinger
  • Mike Knedler
  • Noel Kropp
  • Linda Maher
  • Rosemary Nolan
  • Christine Phillips


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