About the Friends
The Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library is comprised of individuals and organizations who advocate for the library. Friends volunteer their time and talents to build valuable bridges between our library and community.
The Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library was founded in 2013 and incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. As a private non-profit, the Friends operate independently from the library and without government funding.
The Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library helps promote and support the library and its wide range of programs, services, and materials.
The mission of the Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library is to generate financial support for library programs, increase community awareness of the library, and encourage greater use of the library and its resources.
This mission complements the efforts of the Queen Anne’s County Library and provides program support, matching funds, and specific materials and equipment to augment public funds.
Board of Directors
Kathie Smarick, PresidentElaine O'Neal, Vice-PresidentBeth Maier, TreasurerKathy KwiatkowskiJoselle Gatrell