Library Foundation

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Library Foundation

The Library Foundation of Kanawha County, Inc. is a separate non-profit organization, which exists to provide supplemental financial support for the Kanawha County Public Library system. The Foundation has a separate board of directors, which meets six times a year. The Library Director and the Marketing and Development Manager are the staff personnel responsible for overseeing the Foundation’s operations. The Foundation sponsors various events and campaigns throughout the year, to raise money and awareness for KCPL.

The Mission of The Library Foundation is to support the vision and mission of the Kanawha County Public Library system by: providing vehicles for library supporters’ charitable giving; providing supplemental financial resources to KCPL; serving as an advocate for libraries; creating a county-wide volunteer support system for KCPL; and raising public awareness regarding both the value of and the needs of public libraries.

Current Members

 Bryan Cokeley

First Vice President:
Second Vice President:

Ex-Officio Officers*
  Erika Connelly
  KCPL Board President:
  Benjamin Thomas

  William Aubel
  Dr. D. Anne Cavalier, Ed.D
  Dr. Steven Jubelirer
  Dr. Guus Lobach
  Tara Markham
  Michelle Marlowe
  Edyie Nash-Gaiser
  Dave Pray
  Melissa Preston
  Fran Rollins
  Michelle Storage
  Mary Catherine Tuckwiller  

*Library Director serves as Ex-Officio Officer and Secretary/Treasurer.
 KCPL Board of Directors President serves as Ex-Officio Officer.