Friends of the Library
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
Official Website: http://www.almadenfriends.com
President: Tom Trudell, Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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
President: Cindy Smith
Attend a Meeting: Please contact for information
Friends of the Bascom Branch Library
President: Steve Kline, Email - email@example.com, Phone - (408) 808-3077
Attend a Meeting: Check event calendar for monthly meeting date/time. Please Like our Facebook Page for meetings and details.
Friends of the Berryessa Library
President: Barbara Fairlie
Contact: 1-408-808-3050 Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Attend a Meeting: First Thursday of January, March, May, July, September and November at 6:00 PM in the Community Room.
Los Amigos de la Biblioteca Latinoamericana
Attend a Meeting: Please call for meeting times and information
Friends of the Calabazas Library
President: Wesley Lau
Attend a Meeting: Meetings scheduled as needed
Friends of the Cambrian Library
Contact: 1-408-808-3080, Email - email@example.com
President: Connie Springer
Attend a Meeting: 2nd Wednesday in February, April, May, August and November at 6:00 PM
Friends of the East San José Carnegie Library
President: Alice Gosak , Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Attend a Meeting: 1st Wednesday in January, March, May, July, September, November at 3:00 PM
Friends of the Edenvale Library
Contact: 1-408-808-3036, Email - email@example.com
President: Judy Purrington
Attend a Meeting: 3rd Wednesday of odd months in Edenvale Library's Group Study Room A from 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Friends of the Evergreen Library
Contact: 1-408-808-3060 Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
President: Cliff Sciba
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 Hillview Library
Contact: 1-408-808-3033 Email- email@example.com
President: Ly Phan Vu Truong
Attend a Meeting: Exact day varies; please call or email for more information.
Friends of the Joyce Ellington Library
President: Marilee Mifflin
Attend a Meeting: 1st Tuesday of the month, from 6:30-7:30 PM
Friends of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
Contact: Friends Bookstore - 1-408-808-2681, Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Attend a Meeting: 2nd Tuesday of every month @ 6:30 PM at the KL Friends Bookstore
Friends of the Pearl Avenue Library
President: Catherine Graham
Attend a Meeting: 4th Wednesday of the month from 6:30 to 7:30 PM
Friends of the Rose Garden Library
Contact: Phone - 1-408-808-3070, Email - email@example.com
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 Seven Trees Library
Contact: 1-408-808-3056 Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
President/Vice-President: Wilma Hasshii and Jasmine Shone
Attend a Meeting: Every other month in the Manager's Office on the 1st Friday of the month at 3:00 PM.
Friends of the Tully Community Library
Contact: 1-408-808-3030 Email - email@example.com
President/Vice-President: Erin McFadden and Anne Barrett
Attend a Meeting: Meeting takes place on 3rd Tuesday of the month at 5:00 PM in the Manager's Office.
Friends of the Vineland Library
Contact: Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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.
Friends of the Willow Glen Library
Mailing Address: 1324 Glen Dell Drive, San Jose, CA 95125
Contact: 1-408-275-6224 Email - FWGL@earthlink.net
President: Linda Pedersen and Jan Helmbolt (Co-Chairs)
Attend a Meeting: Call or email Friends for information.