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Friends of the Library

Friends of the Bastrop Public Library

Mission of the Friends

Our Vision:  To promote and enlist support for the Bastrop Public Library

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What Do the Friends Do?

We work hard to insure the future growth of the library in our community through:

  • to develop additional resources and funds for our library
  • Annual book drives and book sales

  • to serve as advocate and voice for our library
  • Fundraising events
  • to promote cultural, educational and informational exchange
  • Volunteer work in the library
  • to heighten public awareness of our library
  • Management of gifts, donations and endowments
  • Provision of programs for patrons and the community

We work for something we believe in - cultural and educational programs for our community.

Friends StoreFriends' Book Nook : Used Book Store

Shop our lobby Used Book Store during regular library hours and save on a variety of used books, audiobooks, videos, and other surprise goodies.

Proceeds from these sales go directly to the Friends of the Bastrop Public Library.

Join the Friends!

Would you like to meet interesting people and gain experience working around the library atmosphere?  Help the Friends :
  • To show your support for our community's outstanding library
  • To insure access to much needed learning resources for all the children in our community
  • For the satisfaction of knowing your membership is helping support a significant literacy and communications resource, right here at home
  • To insure that the financial resources are available to continue the library's growth

The Friends of the Bastrop Public Library are always looking for more cheerful book lovers to help our reading community as it grows.

Be prepared to make new friends!

For more information contact:  Elizabeth Sims, 512-581-1630 or email:

Meet the Friends!

Executive Committee Members for 2015 - 2016

Grace Dacy:  President

Robert Bigsby:  Treasurer

Terri Bigsby:  Secretary

Susan Defour:  Vice President of Membership

Angela Plunkett:  Vice President of Publicity

Cindy Heath:  Vice President of Fundraising

Dawn East:  Vice President of Outreach

Diane Tripp:  Member-at-large

Maxine Davenport:  Member-at-large

Linda Wilson:  Member-at-large

Charla-An King:  Member-at-large

P.J. Johnson:  Member-at-large

Jeannine Williams:  Member-at-large

Bastrop Fire Knife Program

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Come and join the FUN!
The Bastrop Chess Club

Library Board Agenda


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