Friends of West Caldwell Library


We, the Friends of the West Caldwell Public Library, join together to stimulate community awareness and use of the West Caldwell Public Library and to support the Library in developing its services and facilities.  


What do the Friends of the West Caldwell Public Library do?

The Friends of the West Caldwell Public Library are a group of local citizens brought together by a love of libraries. All persons interested in the services provided by the Friends of the West Caldwell Public Library are eligible for membership in the Friends. Membership is obtained by the payment of annual dues, renewable each year.

Publicity – The Friends publish the quarterly newsletter InfoBytes which describes new and current services at the Library as well as upcoming events. Additional post card mailings are also sent as necessary to publicize events.
Fundraising – The Friends raise money from membership dues and fundraising events.
Provide Funding for Library Equipment – We provide supplies and equipment for the library as needed such as puppets for the Youth Services Department, display easels and new CD cases.
Provide Funding for Programs – The Friends regularly underwrite the costs of adult and youth programs at the Library and co-sponsor historical programs with the Historical Society of West Caldwell.
Volunteer Activities -The Friends volunteer regularly to help out in the Library.

Membership in the Friends is available in different denominations:                               

Individual/family $15; Library Lover $25; Bookworm $50 and a Bibliophile $100. 

Please consider joining by submitting a check to:
The Friends of West Caldwell Public Library, 30 Clinton Road, West Caldwell, NJ 07006
OR  through Venmo.

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President –Harriet Schenk
Vice President – Elaine Stout
Treasurer – Sharon Glauberg
Corresponding Secretary – Jane Berisso
Recording Secretary – Bernice Engel

Diane Benson
Ruth Bromborsky
Ralph Franzese
Linda Leddy
Renee Reiser

Director of the Library
Samantha McCoy