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Library Friends

LIBRARY FRIENDS OF COOK COUNTY SUPPORTS THE GRAND MARAIS PUBLIC LIBRARY AND COOK COUNTY SCHOOL LIBRARIES


Library Friends of Cook County is an all-volunteer non-profit organization, composed of members who care about books and information resources, people, and particularly libraries – those places where books and people get together.  We focus on advocacy, public relations, fund-raising and volunteer services.  Library Friends is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. 

Library Friends make available annual grants to:  

  • Grand Marais Public Library
  • ISD 166 Public Schools Library
  • Birch Grove Charter School
  • Great Expectations Charter School
  • Oshki Ogimaag Charter School

 
JOIN US AND BECOME A MEMBER OF THE LIBRARY FRIENDS
 

Your membership fees and donations are tax-deductible and 100% of your gifts go to support our community libraries.  Use the form on the Friends Brochure and send it to the address below.  You can also donate through GiveMN.org.

VOLUNTEERS ARE WELCOME!  
 

There are many opportunities to become involved including: 
  • Author Events (signing, readings, etc.)
  • Movie Nights, Fast Friends, Puzzle nights
  • Special projects in partnership with other cultural or educational organizations
  • Membership records
  • Promotions and grant writing
  • Library Friends Board – become a member of the Board 

CONTACT THE FRIENDS OF COOK COUNTY 

Via email

Postal Mail:
Library Friends of Cook County
P.O. Box 1234
Grand Marais, MN 55604

LIBRARY BOARD MEMBERS, 2019-2020

Jan Smith, Board Chair, term expires 2022
Roger Linehan, Board Vice Chair, term expires 2021
Staci Drouillard, Secretary, term expires 2021
Kris MacPherson, Treasurer, term expires 2021
Lin Salisbury, term expires 2019
Agatha Armstrong, term expires 2022