Who We Are

The Friends is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization consisting of 1,200 members, 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

Matthew Warner

President

Chair, Governance Committee

Sally Hayes

Member, Membership Committee

Member, Marketing & Advocacy Committee

Cynthia Berner

Director of Libraries

Member, Marketing & Advocacy Committee

Ex-Officio Member

Melissa Baum

Bookstore Operations Manager

Member, Book Sales Committee

Member, Marketing & Advocacy Committee

Member, Membership Committee

Ex-Officio Member

Maizie Mobley

Amanda Shankle

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Tisha Johnson

Vice President

Co-Chair, Marketing & Advocacy Committee

Brian Blackerby

Treasurer

Member, Governance Committee

Andrea Glessner

Chair, Membership Committee

Kensley Pottebaum

Co-Chair, Marketing & Advocacy Committee

Cambry Schrag

Co-Chair, Special Events

Member, Marketing and Advocacy Committee

Marge Zakoura-Vaughan

Member, Book Sales Committee

Member, Membership Committee

Member, Marketing & Advocacy Committee

Julie Hedrick

Member, Book Sales Committee

Brecken Morel

Co-Chair, Special Events

Member, Marketing & Advocacy Committee

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Call: (316) 261-8500

Email: friends@wichitalibrary.org

Advanced Learning Library

711 West 2nd. St. N.

Wichita KS, 67203

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