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Friends of the Library

Used Book Sale PhotoFriends of Harford County Public Library are non-profit volunteer citizens groups in the community with a common concern for the library’s active expansion and participation in community life. They enrich the resources of the library by sponsoring book sales, fund-raising, and programming. There are eleven Friends of the Library groups in Harford County and each group advocates & raises funds on behalf of their specific branch.

Friends Groups

Aberdeen Friends of Harford County Public Library

If you are interested in more information, please visit the Aberdeen Branch or call (410) 638-5608.

Year established: 1990 (Re-established)
President: Mary Ellen Dunne

Meeting Minutes
More about the Aberdeen Branch

Abingdon Friends of Harford County Public Library

If you are interested in more information, please visit the Abingdon Branch or call (410) 638-3990.

Year established: 2004
Meetings: Monthly – fourth Monday
President: Cynthia Hergenhahn


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Bel Air Friends of Harford County Public Library

If you are interested in more information, please visit the Bel Air Branch or call (410) 638-3151.

Year established: 1990 (Re-established)
Meetings: Monthly - fourth Monday
President: Bonnie Bailey

Meeting Minutes
Supported Initiatives
More about the Bel Air Branch

Darlington Friends of Harford County Public Library

If you are interested in more information, please visit the Darlington Branch or please call (410) 638-3750.

President: Helen Shields

Meeting Minutes
More about the Darlington Branch

Edgewood Friends of Harford County Public Library

Our annual meeting is held in November. The Edgewood Friends host highly successful book sales twice a year, in spring and fall. The Edgewood Friends sponsor the Edgewood Branch’s Winter Reading Program and several guest presentations throughout the Summer Reading Program.

If you are interested in more information, please visit the Edgewood Branch or call (410) 612-1600.

Year established: 1990 (Reorganized)

Meeting Minutes
More about the Edgewood Branch

Fallston Friends of Harford County Public Library

If you are interested in more information, please visit the Fallston Branch or call (410) 638-3003.

Year established: February 1988
Meetings: Contact the Branch for upcoming meetings
President: Amy Wright

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Havre de Grace Friends of Harford County Public Library

If you are interested in more information, please visit the Havre de Grace Branch or call (410) 939-6700.

Year established: June 1976
Meetings: nine times a year
September - December, February - June
President: Debbie Bowman Pasco

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Jarrettsville Friends of Harford County Public Library

If you are interested in more information, please visit the Jarrettsville Branch or call (410) 692-7887.

Year established: 1999
Vice-president: Pat Potler

More about the Jarrettsville Branch

Joppa Friends of Harford County Public Library

If you are interested in this newly re-established Friends group, please visit the Joppa Branch or call 410-612-1660.

Year established: June 1991 (reorganized 2006)
President: Judith Amey

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Norrisville Friends of Harford County Public Library

If you are interested in more information, please visit the Norrisville Branch or call (410) 692-7850.

Year established: 1996
President: Nancy Gladden

Suppported Initiatives
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North Harford Friends of Harford County Public Library

If you are interested in more information, please visit the Whiteford Branch or call (410) 638-3608.

Year established: 1989
Meetings: Scheduled in January, April, July, and October
President: Betsy Galbreath

More about the Whiteford Branch