Who We Are

The Friends is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization consisting of 1,200 advocates, an active volunteer base, an enthusiastic board, and an incredible half-time Operations Manager. It is our mission to provide support, service, and advocacy for the library. 

Contact Us

Advanced Learning Library

711 West 2nd St. N.

Wichita KS, 67203

(316) 261-8500

Board of Directors

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Amanda Shankle

President

Member

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Melissa Baum

Operations Manager

Member; Book Sales, Partners & Promotions Committee

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Jennifer Foley

Member

Co-chair; Book Sale Committee

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Mazie Mobley

Member

Finance Committee

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Edel Snow

Member

Co-chair; Book Sale Committee

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Trent Wetta

Member

Member; Governance Committee

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Tisha Johnson

Vice-President

Book Sales & Governance Committee

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Brian Blackerby

Treasurer

Member; Finance & Governance Committee

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Andrea Glessner

Member

Co-Chair; Partners & Promotions Committee

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Kensley Pottebaum

Member

Co-Chair; Partners & Promotions Committee

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Erin Shields

Member

Member; Partners & Promotions Committee; Website

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policies and procedures?  CLICK HERE