Friends of the Library

Organization Description


The Friends of the Library is a nonprofit, independent organization established in 1978 to support the Carnegie-Stout Public Library in its work throughout our community. The Friends desire is to promote the growth and welfare of the Library, enrich its resources, and make its services better known.

Join the Friends of the Library


We urge you to join us individually, as a family, as a patron, or as a business. We thank you for your interest and support!

Additional Information


For more information on the Friends of the Library, or to ask how you can be a Friend, please contact the Carnegie-Stout Library at 589-4225 and ask for Administration.

Friends of the Library Board Listing

  • JoNita Grabow - Board President
  • Mary Kelley - Vice President
  • Mary Burns - Treasurer
  • Tamara Prenosil, Secretary
  • Joe Burns
  • Barb Croghan
  • Anthony Grabow
  • Cathy O'Hare   
  • George Running
  • Karen Storlie

Donations of Books


Donations of books are accepted that meet the following guidelines:

  • No general fiction, or romance genre books older than five years
  • In good condition (no writing, tape, yellowing, mold, or odor)
  • No text books
  • No encyclopedias
  • No magazines

Books donated are reviewed for inclusion in the Library's collection and if not added the material will be offered for sale at the Friends of the Library's bi-annual book sale. The Friends of the Library offer a daily book sale that is located on the second floor of the Carnegie-wing of the Library.

Donations to the Friends of the Library are tax-deductible..