State Friends Groups

NEW - State Friends Group Electronic Discussion List

Those who work with, are members of, and/or serve as board members of state Friends groups are invited to participate in the United for Libraries electronic discussion group focused on topics of interest to statewide Friends groups. To get started, please see the sign up information.

State Friends Groups Contact Information

Updates to any of the information listed below can be requested by sending an email to united@ala.org.

Alabama
Friends of Alabama Libraries
Not currently active.

Alaska
No information

Arizona
No current group.

Arkansas
Friends of Libraries Arkansas
No information.

California
California Public Library Advocates

Colorado
Library People--Friends of Colorado Libraries - disbanded

Connecticut
Friends of Connecticut Libraries
Middletown Library Service Center
786 S Main St
Middletown, CT 06457
Current President: Paul McIlvaine (us796@aol.com)
Connecticut State Library’s Liaison to Friends: Mary Engels (mary.engels@ct.gov)

Delaware
Friends of Delaware Libraries
No information.

District of Columbia
Federation of Friends of DCPL
No information.

Florida
Florida Library Friends, Foundations and Boards

Georgia
Friends of Georgia Libraries
State Librarian and Contact for new State Friends: Lamar Veatch (lveatch@georgialibraries.org)
1800 Century Place, Suite 150
Atlanta, GA 30345-4304

Hawaii
Friends of the Library of Hawaii
No information.

Idaho
No information.

Illinois
Friends of Illinois Libraries
No information.

Indiana
Friends of Indiana Libraries
c/o Library Development Office
140 N Senate
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Iowa
Iowa Library Friends
No information.

Kansas
Friends of Kansas Libraries (FoKL)
901 N. Main Street
Hutchinson, KS 67501
President: Carolyn Little
Phone: 620-340-6464
Email: little.carolyn67@gmail.com

Kentucky
Friends of Kentucky Libraries, Inc.
PO Box 537
Frankfort, KY 40602
President: Lance Ferris
Email: lancel.ferris@yahoo.com
Website: www.friendskylibraries.org

Louisiana
Friends of Libraries of Louisiana
No information.

Maine
Friends of Maine Libraries

Maryland
Citizens for Maryland Libraries
William G. Wilson
P.O. Box T
College Park, MD 20741
wwilson@umd.edu

Massachusetts
Massachusetts Friends of Libraries
President: Mary E. MacDonald (macdonald@flo.org)
15 Ferguson Place
Woburn, MA 01801

Michigan
Friends of Michigan Libraries
Betty Newton
1200 S Canton Center Rd
Canton, MI 48188

Minnesota
Minnesota Association of Library Friends
James Kellison, Executive Director
jim@mnlibraryfriends.org

Mississippi
Friends of Mississippi Libraries
3881 Eastwood Drive
Jackson, MS 39211
Toll free: 1-800-MISS-LIB (1-800-647-7542)

Missouri
No information.

Montana
No information

Nebraska
No information

Nevada
Friends of Nevada Libraries
Email: President@NevadaFriends.org
Phone:  (702) 492-4695

New Hampshire
Association of New Hampshire Library Friends
No current information

New Jersey
New Jersey Friends of Libraries
NJFOL has disbanded.

New Mexico
No information

New York
Empire Friends
c/o New York Library Association
6021 State Farm Road
Guilderland, NY 12084

North Carolina
Friends of North Carolina Public Libraries
foncpl@gmail.com

North Dakota
No information

Ohio
Ohio Friends of the Library

Oklahoma
Friends of Libraries in Oklahoma (FOLIO)
PO Box 702585
Tulsa, OK 74170

Oregon
No information

Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Citizens for Better Libraries
P.O. Box 752
Camp Hill, PA 17001
800-870-3858

Rhode Island
Rhode Island Coalition of Library Advocates
P.O. Box 3777
Cranston, RI 02910

South Carolina
Friends of South Carolina Libraries
P.O. Box 11121
Columbia SC 29211

South Dakota
No information

Tennessee
Friends of Tennessee Libraries
Martha Gill

Texas
Friends of Libraries and Archives of Texas
P.O. Box 12927
1201 Brazos
Austin, Texas 78711
1-512-463-5514

Utah
No information

Vermont
No information

Virginia
No current group.

Washington
Washington Library Friends, Foundations, and Trustees Association

West Virginia
West Virginia Friends of the Library
No current information

Wisconsin
Wisconsin Library Trustees and Friends

Wyoming
No information