The Haddonfield Friends of the Library, through memberships and our annual book sale, provides special gifts that contribute to the excellence of library services. These gifts are a supplement to, not a substitute for, the library’s regular operating budget. Some of the many gifts given by the Friends include books and other library materials, furnishings, audio-visual supplies and equipment.

Our Mission

Haddonfield Friends of the Library is a group of passionate, like-minded volunteers who donate their time, energy and talent to sustain a vibrant and diverse free public library in our town.

Our mission is to enhance our library by raising funds through membership dues and fund raising for critical programs and services for all ages, to underwrite educational and cultural events and to advocate for a state-of-the-art, collaborative, life-long learning environment.

Friends of the Library Board Members
Katharine Koob – Co-President
Sharon Parker – Co-President
Sean Hvisdas, Treasurer
Kristin Redmond, Corresponding Secretary/Teen Liaison
Faith Brody, Recording Secretary
Audrey Adams
Pam Alles
Betsy Anderson
Karynna Baresell
Mike Gotwols
William Hinrichsen
Abigail Rogers
Erin Savesky
Phil Shapiro
Brian Smith
Sharon Winge

In 2019, Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango from Ghost Hunters provided a wonderful evening as a fundraiser to support Haddonfield Friends of the Library.

In June 2013, The Haddonfield Friends of the Library was honored with the 2013 New Jersey Library Association (NJLA) Library Service Award for its continuing support and financial donations to the Haddonfield Public Library.Pictured from Left to right are Rich Cunliffe, Susan Briant (Library Director), Phil Shapiro (President), Kristin Redmond, Susan Reed (Vice President) accepting the award at the Revel Casino in Atlantic City.

NJLA Award, June 2013
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