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Friends of the Library

Friends of the Bourbonnais Public Library

The Friends of the Library is a volunteer organization dedicated to raising funds for materials and programs, and supporting literacy. Since 1984, this dedicated group has built a valuable bridge between the library and our community.

Become a Friend

Annual tax deductible memberships are $5.00 per year per household. Membership includes a yearly subscription to the newsletter and entry to Members’ Night at the annual Friends of the Library Book Sale.

Businesses and individuals may become a life member of the Friends for $100.00.

For further information about becoming a member of the Friends of the Bourbonnais Public Library contact Karen Kujawa, Membership Chair, at or stop by the library at 250 W. John Casey Road to pick up a membership envelope.


  • President: Carol Snyder
  • Vice President: Nancy Campbell
  • Secretary: Dalia Vakselis
  • Treasurer: Julie Tomisek

The Friends’ Forum Newsletter

Contact President Carol Snyder to learn more