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About Us

 
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OUR STORY

Who Are the Friends of Inglewood Public Library?

The Friends of Inglewood Public Library is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping the Inglewood Public Library. We focus our efforts on increasing library services, improving facilities and programs by seeking gifts, memberships, sponsors and donations. We are a charitable organization and accept tax-exempt donations.

The Friends of Inglewood Public Library was revitalized in November 2012. Currently the Friends book collection exceeds 5,000 volumes spanning all subjects.

 
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OUR MISSION

The Mission of the Friends of the Inglewood Public Library is to:

Advocate for the Inglewood Public Library by bringing the services of the Library to the attention of the public and by raising money to sponsor programs and otherwise assist the library. The funds we raise purchase books and equipment, and sponsor programs that improve the literacy and cultural awareness in our community.

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OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Sue Carleo

President / CEO

Retired Educator and Community College President, Los Angeles Valley College
 

Book enthusiast and long-time Inglewood resident

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Rochelle Williams

Secretary

Former Volunteer Coordinator for the City of Inglewood


Founding Member of the Friends

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Robin Hunter

Book Boutique Director

Retired Children's Librarian for the City of Inglewood

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Kip Rudd

Vice President

and Book Donations

Retired Senior Planner for the former Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles and, long ago, Messenger Clerk for the Los Angeles Public Library, Pacific Palisades Branch

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Raymond Yeung

Treasurer / CFO
and E-Communications

Physicist, Entertainment and Media Technologist
 

Founding Member of the Friends

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Elaine Cook

Community Connections Development

Active Community Member and long-time Inglewood Resident
 

Founding Member of the Friends

Advisory Members

Inglewood Public Library Manager

Inglewood Public Library Board Representative