Friends of the Library Groups
The Friends of San José Public Libraries are wonderful volunteers that support, advocate and raise funds for a library. Each Friends group supports a specific San José Public Library branch with book sales and other activities.
To join a Friends group, please complete the online form and mark the branch you are interested in.
For additional information about a Friends group, email or phone the contacts below or the branch library. You can also find meeting times and book sale events for each group listed in the branch’s events calendar.
Note: The San José All Friends Group is a collaboration of individual Friends groups.
Friends of the Almaden Library (Almaden Branch Library)
Official Website: http://www.almadenfriends.org
President: Linda Spencer, Email - Linda@spencer40.com, Phone - (408) 997-7319
Attend a Meeting: Four meetings per year: One meeting before and one meeting after each of the two annual book sales.
Friends of the Alum Rock Library (Alum Rock Branch Library (Dr. Roberto Cruz - Alum Rock))
President: Cliff Sciba
Attend a Meeting: Last Tuesday in January, March, May, July, September, November from 5:00-6:00 PM.
Friends of the Alviso Library (Alviso Branch Library)
President: Margaret Fitch
Attend a Meeting: 1st Wednesday of even numbered months at 6:30 PM
Friends of the Bascom Branch Library (Bascom Branch Library)
Official Website: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Friends-of-Bascom-Library-Community-Center/135037393234725
President: Steve Kline, Email - firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone - (408) 768-4154
Attend a Meeting: Third Saturday of each month at 10:00 AM. Please Like our Facebook Page: Friends of Bascom Library Community Center for meetings and details.
Los Amigos de la Biblioteca Latinoamericana (Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library)
President: Ana Maria Ramirez
Attend a Meeting: Please call for meeting times
Friends of the Evergreen Library (Evergreen Branch Library)
Contact: 1-408-808-3060 Email - email@example.com
Official Website: http://www.friendsofevergreenlibrary.org
President: Cliff Sciba, Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Attend a Meeting: 2nd Tuesday of every other month (February, April, June, August, and October) at 6:30 PM in Group Study Room A
Friends of the Joyce Ellington Library (Joyce Ellington Branch Library)
President: Marilee Mifflin
Attend a Meeting: 1st Tuesday of the month, from 6:30-7:30 PM
Friends of the Rose Garden Library (Rose Garden Branch Library)
President: Sharin Greenleaf
Attend a Meeting: 1st Wednesday in January, March, May, July, September, and November, at 6:30 PM in the Community Room.
Friends of the Tully Community Library (Tully Community Branch Library)
Attend a Meeting: Meeting takes place on 3rd Wednesday of the month at 5:00 PM in the Manager's Office
Friends of the Vineland Library (Vineland Branch Library)
President: Linda Gillam
Attend a Meeting: Four general membership meetings per year, one before and one after each of the two annual book sales, and a Board of Directors meeting in the spring and fall.
Friends of the West Valley Library (West Valley Branch Library)
President: Trixie Johnson
Attend a Meeting: Four meetings yearly in January, April, July, and October on a Saturday at 10:00 AM in the Community Room. Other meetings are scheduled as needed.