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Mission of the Library Friends & Foundation

The Estes Valley Library Friends & Foundation solicits, receives, holds and manages gifts, bequests, and reserves on behalf of the Estes Valley Public Library District (Library), so that these assets and their earnings may provide ongoing support for facilities, staff, programs and services to help achieve the Library’s mission: “To bring people, ideas and opportunities together for the enrichment of our community by providing access to quality information, resources and services”.

The purpose of the Friends & Foundation is to provide support for the Library by:

a. Building an endowment to ensure the viability and sustainability of the Library
b. Managing Library Friends & Foundation investments for the present and future benefit of the Library
c. Seeking additional funds to support Library operations
d. Providing volunteer assistance to the Library
e. Advocating for the Library.

2019 Board Meeting Schedule

The Estes Valley Library Friends & Foundation Board of Directors meets on the fourth Thursday of every other month, from 2:00p – 4:00p unless otherwise noted. The public is welcome.

  • February 25
  • April 22
  • June 24
  • August 26
  • October 28
  • December 16 (one week early)

Friends & Foundation Board of Directors

LUDIE DICKESON, Honorary Board Member
ANN FINLEY, Vice President


Ex Officio members: Bill Gerritz, Claudine Perrault and Sarah Walsh

Cliffhanger Used Books

The Library Friends & Foundation is now receiving used book donations at Cliffhanger Books, the Library Friends & Foundation bookstore at 191 W. Riverside Drive (formerly the Master Graphics building located next to the Post Office).

Book donation drop-off hours: Seven days per week, 10 am – 4 pm.

Book donation guidelines

Volunteer with the Friends & Foundation

Bookstore cashier

Friends & Foundation Volunteer Application

For more information on the Estes Valley Library Friends & Foundation, contact Executive Director Sarah Walsh at 970 586 8116 x 835 or