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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

  • Assist in obtaining financial support for the library

What We Do

Friends of the Fairfax Library fund programming for a variety of programs our talented library staff offer to the public and for library improvement projects:

  • Children and Teen Programming - Music with Marni, LEGO club, Film Nights, Story Time and Crafts, STEM programming, Open Poetry MIC, and the Summer Reading Program.

  • Adult Programming - Writing programs, Age Friendly Chair Yoga, Seed Saving programs, and music programs

  • Monthly Book Discussion Groups

  • Fund Facility Enhancements – Teen area, Children’s area and general seating, Outdoor tables and umbrella


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


Board of Directors and Meetings


President - Susan Brandborg

Vice President - Beth Bailey-Gates

Secretary - 

Treasurer - Cindy Swift

We meet the second Monday of each month at 7pm in the Peter Arrigoni Community Room at the Fairfax Library.

Volunteer Opportunities


Contact us: For more information, or to join/donate, or to volunteer, call Susan Brandborg at 415-453-6104 or email

Request a Community Card from the Friends to shop at the Good Earth. We receive 3% of each purchase for the Friends of the Fairfax Library.

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