Columbus Metropolitan Library

Friends of the Library

Our Mission

Building awareness and resources to champion the vision of Columbus Metropolitan Library.

Who We Are

Friends of the Library is a nonprofit 501(c)(4) organization made up of everyday customers and advocates passionate about Columbus Metropolitan Library.

What We Do

Friends of the Library manages revenue-generating library amenities that enhance the library experience and maintains a membership program of library lovers who champion grassroots advocacy in support of Columbus Metropolitan Library.

Leadership

KATHLEEN PEET

President

State Auto Insurance

JUNE STEWART

Vice President

Amplify Partners, LLC

PATRICK KING

Treasurer

Stifel, Nicolaus & Co.

MEREDITH HART

Secretary

Huntington National Bank

LAUREN BONFIELD

Past President

LBB LAW

Lois Beckman, battleface, Inc.
Sarah Milks Bethel, TA & Associates
Jesse Cantrell, Nationwide Mutual Insurance
Elizabeth Carroll, JPMorgan Chase
Marjorie Duffy, Jones Day
Elissa Francis, Besa
Gregg Gascon, OhioHealth
Nedra Hadley, Community Volunteer
Janelle Lopez, Big Lots, Inc.
Robert McCarthy, Bricker & Eckler, LLP
Charles McGrothers, Leader Promotions, Inc.

Julie Newhall, Ohio Education Association
Tia Ramey, The Saunders PR Group
Tracy Rawlings, The Ohio State University
Ellen Rhoades, EMR Research Solutions, LLC
Laura Rosenthal, NiSource
John A. Rothschild, Jr., Newmark Knight Frank
Andrea Thomas, Crane Group
Lyn Tolan-Barbin, Ohio Development Services Agency
Coby Williams, New Reach Consulting
Steph Zimmerman, Pelotonia

Become a Friend

Friends are advocates who love Columbus Metropolitan Library and can’t stop talking about all it has to offer. They support Big Book Sales, The Library Store, library cafes and attend Carnegie Gallery receptions and library programs. Friends respond to calls to action -big and small- to ensure Columbus Metropolitan Library remains open to all for years to come.

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EMAIL

Friends of the Library is a nonprofit 501(c)(4) organization.

96 S. Grant Ave. | Columbus, Ohio 43215