Friends of the Library
- President: Pamela Stavinoga
- Vice President: Milt Rocklin
- Treasurer: Fausto Ramos Gomez
- Recording Secretary: Nila Bayvas
- Corresponding Secretary: April Vanderporten
- Membership Chair: Georgia A. Talaganis
About The Friends
The Friends of the Lincolnwood Library are a group of Lincolnwood residents who take pride in the library and support library efforts.
The mission of the Friends of the Lincolnwood Library is to:
- Encourage broad-based community involvement, utilization, and membership in the library.
- Provide volunteers and financial support to enhance and promote programming, resources, and services.
Friends' Events and Activities
Over the years, the Friends have participated in fundraising events as well as participating in events to support the activities of the library and the Lincolnwood community. Some past events include:
- Book Sale (used and very reasonably priced books)
- Entertainment Book sales
- Membership Appreciation Event
- White Elephant Auction & Dinner
- Summer Reading Program
- Ethnic Fest
- Harry Potter Party
- ...and other special events throughout the year.
- Memorial Day Parade
- Lincolnwood Fest
- Ethnic Fest
If you would like to volunteer by participating in any of the Friends events or activities, please contact the Lincolnwood Library Friends Liaison, Julie Anne Nitz-Weiss at 847-677-5277 x236 or send her an email by clicking here.
The Brick-Buy-Brick Project
The friends have completed a "wall of lasting impressions" in the lobby of the library, commemorating the names of many community members, families, friends, neighbors, and businesses who have contributed to the library and left a legacy. Please stop by and take a look next time you visit the library. Recently, the last brick was placed and a ceremony honoring several names engraved on the last few bricks was highlighted in the Pioneer Press.