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Friends of the Corte Madera Library
What we do

Friends of the Corte Madera Library provide support and funding for a variety of programs that our talented library staff offer to the public and for library improvement projects:

  • The Summer Reading Program for children and youth

  • Year round programs and activities for young people, including STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math)

  • Programs for children by The Bay Area Discovery Museum, the Marine Mammal Center and the Marin Theatre Company

  • Adult programs that include art docent talks, Marin Master Gardeners classes, art, music, and technical programs

  • Teen Book Clubs

  • After Hours Study Hall for Teens

Library improvement projects include:

  • The gardens in front of the library

  • Community room renovations

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We are a nonprofit 501(c)3 group of volunteers dedicated to supporting our county library system and provide funding for a wide range of programs. Please join us as a Friend of the Corte Madera Library by becoming a member. Your membership supports programming for toddlers to seniors. Our non-profit tax ID is 23-7098721.

Our Mission
  • Focus public attention on and generate community support for library services, programs and facilities

  • Expand opportunities for education and the well-being of the community

  • Encourage literacy

  • Generate financial support for the library

Board of Directors and Meetings
  • President - Susan Topor

  • Vice President - Jan Shaw

  • Secretary - Edith Stover

  • Treasurer - Nancy Brooks

  • Library Leaves Correspondent - Julia Noble

We meet four times per year on the second Wednesday of the month in January, April, July, and October at 10 am in the Community Room of the Corte Madera Library.

Volunteer Opportunities
  • To assist with programs at the library and in the community

  • Contact us: For more information, to join/donate , to volunteer, to find out when our next Board meeting is, call or email Susan Topor at 415 302 9149 or

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