About The Friends of Pasadena Public Library

Volunteers helpingOur mission is to support the library’s programs, special services and cultural events. Priority is given to projects that instill the excitement of discovery and the love of reading in library patrons of all ages.

Membership dues and donations help fund critical library programs ranging from summer reading clubs for children and teens, to community-wide One City, One Story events.

Want to help? Become a member of The Friends by making an annual membership donation. Donate online or pick up The Friends’ membership brochure at Central Library or your local branch library.

2017-2018 Officers

Mary Downey, President

Robert Donaldson, First Vice President

Janet Lundblad, Second Vice President—Membership

Joan Fornaciari Cathcart, Treasurer

Martha Denzel, Secretary

Susan Donaldson, Corresponding Secretary


Marla Borowski

Katie Harris

Molly Kennington

Hannaiyah Kindred

John Price