Friends of the Library
Mission Statement

The Friends of the Downey City Library encourages members of the community to make use of the services provided by the Downey City Library, strengthen the ties between the library and the community, and raise funds to provide additional library services and programs for the community.


The Friends of the Downey City Library publish a bimonthly newsletter with all the latest author events, program calendars, fundraisers and more.

May-June 2016 Newsletter
March-April 2016 Newsletter
January-February 2016 Newsletter
November-December 2015 Newsletter

Friends of the Library Board

  • President
    Pat Smith
  • 1st Vice President / Program Chair
    Arlene McArthur 
  • 2nd Vice President / Membership Chair
    Elsa Frazier
  • Secretary
    Virginia Yoshiyama
  • Co-Treasurer
    Eunice Hammond
    Susan Bouris
  • Director of Fundraising
    Alison Stafford
  • Bookstore Director
    Colette Stallcup
  • Publicity Director
    Nancy Krusbe
  • Newsletter Editor
    Lenore Marroquin