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The Friends of the Atascadero Library (FOAL) supports the following Atascadero Library programs:

  • Children's Summer Reading Programs

  • Weekly Preschool Story Time

  • Children's Special Library Events

  • Adult Special Library Programs

  • Book Discussion Group for Adults

  • Magazines, Fiction and Non-fiction Books

  • Audio Visual Materials for Adults and Children( DVDs, Blu-Rays, Books on CD, etc.)

  • Other Special Events, Programs and materials

Our mission statement...

The mission of the Friends of the Atascadero Library is to support, promote and expand the library's resources and programs.


Our goals...

  • To maintain an association of persons interested in securing and maintaining an adequate facility for the Atascadero Library.

  • To stimulate increased awareness and appreciation of the resources and services of the library.

  • To coordinate the efforts of all groups and individuals interested in the library.

  • To promote the greatest possible use of the library.

  • To sponsor and stimulate volunteer services for the library.

  • To sponsor cultural and related programs for the community of Atascadero.

  • To provide a means by which library friends may join to share their enthusiasm for books and libraries.

  • To promote the growth and development of the library's resources through monetary contributions.

  • To promote gifts of books, magazines, and other library materials consistent with the library's collecting interest.


Our officers and directors...

President - Leigh Livick
Vice President - Jeanne Robins
Recording Secretary - Grenda Ernst
Corresponding Secretary - Judy Cleary
Treasurer - Shirley Summers

Board Members at Large:  Grenda Ernst, Christina Lefevre Latner, Jeanne Neely, Jim Patterson, Wenonah O'Rourke, and Straith Smith-Zanartu, CPA.


We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization...

Click here to view our IRS Form 990.

Policies and procedures...

Click on document name to view:

FOAL Bylaws
FOAL Conflict of Interest Policy
FOAL Investment Policy
FOAL Expense Reimbursement Policy
FOAL Expense Reimbursement Form

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