top of page
Friends of the Novato Libraries
What We Do

Your Friends of the Novato Libraries provide support and funding for the myriad of programs our talented library staff offer to the public and for library improvement projects:

  • The Summer Learning Program for children and youth, enjoyed by over 4,900 children in Novato.

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

  • Adult programs such as art docent talks, Marin Master Gardeners, and programs for Seniors

  • Spanish services

  • Benches for the atrium and front of the library

  • Carpeting and blinds for the community room

  • Trees for South Novato Library

Board of Directors and Meetings

Co-Presidents –Linda Abernathey and Ginny Schultz 
Secretary –Kathy Bremer
Treasurer – Martha Downs
Library Leaves Correspondent -- Gail Jackson

County Friends Representative -- Carol Teller
At Large Board Members ---- Sheila Rokeach, Karen Auroy, Linda Lowe

We meet on the second Wednesday of each month (except July, August, and December) at 5 pm at either the Novato Library or the South Novato Library.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Assist at programs and events

  • Help with membership, artwork, and more.


Contact us: For more information, to join/donate, to volunteer, to find out when next Board meeting is, call or email Ginny Schultz at 415 883 5488 or

bottom of page