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Friends of the Los Alamitos-Rossmoor Library


About Us

Our Purpose

The Friends of the Los Alamitos-Rossmoor Library, founded in 1961, is a 501(c)3 Corporation.

Our purpose is to raise and foster literacy and a love of reading in our community by: 

  1. Operating a bookstore and holding  special sales as a major source of fundraising to provide financial support to the Los Alamitos-Rossmoor Library;
  2. Providing children’s and adult cultural programs of interest to the community; and
  3. Communicating with the membership and community through newsletters, flyers, press, and internet to provide information about activities, book sales, special events, and all other information vital to the functioning of the organization.

The Friends Board is divided into Officers and Directors, which are elected by the membership at the annual meeting. The 2019-2020 Board includes:

President:                     Del Clark

1st VP Programming:  Sandy Tessier

2nd VP Membership:  Sharon Westafer

3rd VP Book Sales:      Frieda Wray

4th VP Book Store:      Mary Holzgang

Secretary:                     Kathryn St. John

Treasurer:                     Ann Poissot

Asst. Treasurer:            Becky Allie  

Directors:                      Deb Lelchuk

                                       Elise Storey

                                       Patricia Piar

                                       Sandy Lamoureux

                                       Michael Coover
                                      Diane Cherniss

Student Co-Directors:  Katie Kubiatko

                                       Kathryn Ball

How Can You Help Our Goals Become Reality? Become a Member!

The Friends of the LAR Library offers six levels of membership. Your financial support sponsors the purchase of Library materials, children’s programs, and other projects that benefit the community.

Choose the level of membership that’s right for you. All membership levels, except Life, renew yearly.

· Individual/Family $15

· Contributing $25

· Patron/Sponsor $50

· Life $250

· Business $150 (includes one-line listing on our Sponsors page)

· Business Sponsor $300 (includes business-card-sized ad on our Sponsors page)

Membership can be paid through the PayPal link below, in person, or by check payable to: Friends of the LAR Library and sent to:

     Friends of the LAR Library

     12700 Montecito Road

     Seal Beach, CA 90740

To pay in person, stop by the Friends Book Store for a membership form. The Book Store is located to the right of the Library entrance under the green awning. 



Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card