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About the Library: Friends of the BARLD (FOL)

About the Friends

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A Friend of the Bulverde Area Rural Library District is a person who shares a common desire to perpetuate the growth and to promote the interest and the welfare of the Mammen Family Public Library as a cultural and educational asset to the area by supporting fund raising, activities and events sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 


Our Mission:

The purposes of this corporation are:

- to promote public use of the Mammen Family Public Library;

- to develop appreciation of its value as a cultural and educational asset to the community;

- to supplement library services and materials beyond the library’s normal operating budget,

- and to encourage the extension and improvement of its services.

The corporation also supplements the library’s mission to provide an environment that inspires a life-long love of learning with programs and activities that make available educational and cultural opportunities not normally accessible to members of the community.

Friends Committee Chairs and Volunteers

Book Nook

- Karen Schmalz/Maria Kellar/Linda Quintero/Mary Pettit

Book and Author Luncheon

- Suzanne Kratz/Deborah Halsted

Butterfly Garden

- Clare Helminiak/Gene Carnicom



- Linda Quintero


- Donna Harris


- Karen Schmalz/Deborah Halsted


Great Decisions

- Debbie Soelberg


- Nancee Vincent



- Gene Carnicom


Member Outreach

- Karen Walker


- Susan Shapiro

Veterans Day