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Friends of Parkland Community Library

The Friends contribute more than (fill in amount here) annually to the library for materials, public programming, community outreach, and staff development. The Friends raise these funds by organizing events such as our Porch Sale, Iron Pigs games, dinners, and the Annual Book Sale. They also operate our Alcove Book Sale.

Become a Friend of the Parkland Community Library

Whether you are a business, family or an individual, you can make a difference in our community by becoming a Friend of the Parkland Community Library. Please print and fill out the membership form by clicking here. Mail it to us or leave it at our desk with your dues payable to FPCL.


We welcomes new volunteers to become involved in our activities. Opportunities include working on our Friends Book Sale, fundraising, publicity, programming, and becoming a committee chair. When you volunteer your time and talents, you can make a valuable contribution to our library and our community. For more information, contact the Friends at

Celebrate a Milestone with Friends

Milestones is a Friends of the Library program where you can honor your loved one or celebrate an event with a special book in our library. Our staff will use your monetary donation to select a title. Our Friends will supply special book plates to place in your books.

COUNCIL MEMBERS 2015 Officers:

  • Ila Dietrich President
  • Pat Elliott Vice President , Programs
  • Maryann Wotring Vice President , Membership
  • Mary Sue Schnell Secretary
  • Judy Kemmerer Treasurer
  • Vacant Ways and Means 
  • Vacant Gifts and Bequests
  • Vacant Publicity & Communications
  • Township Representatives:
  • Lorna Rabe & Beverly Kaercher North Whitehall Township
  • Alice Madden & Cindy Perosa North Whitehall Township
  • Marilyn Cornell & Karen Werley Upper Macungie Township
  • Ex Officio: Debbie Jack Library Director
  • Nancy Holler Board Representative

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped