Friends of the Murrieta Library | P.O. Box 235 | Murrieta, CA 92564-0235
A California 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation

A California 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation

General Membership Meetings are conducted on odd numbered months only.


Feb. 13, 2023 1:30 p.m.

Board Meeting


Feb. 18, 2023
Corner Store Sidewalk Overstock sale


Mar. 13, 2023 1:30 p.m.

Board Meeting


Mar. 21, 2022 3:30 p.m.

General Membership Meeting

Program to be determined


Apr. 10, 2023 1:30 p.m.

Board Meeting


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Coming up in 2023


Welcome


Welcome to the Friends of the Murrieta Library website. We hope you can find your way around easily. If you would like to know more about us, please click on any of the menu buttons at the top of this page.


Mission Statement


As the Friends of the Murrieta Library, our mission is to support the Murrieta Public Library through fund-raising, advocacy and volunteerism, and to promote awareness of and support for the Library as it serves the informational, educational, cultural and recreational needs of our Community.


The Murrieta Public Library


The current 25,000 square foot Murrieta Public Library opened its doors on March 17, 2007. It houses over 93,000 items in its collection, and has 44 public computers with Internet access. An integral part of the Murrieta community, the Library averages 24,000 visitors a month, and checks out an average of 37,000 items monthly. Last year, the Library presented educational and entertaining programs to over 16,000 children, teens and adults.


How the Friends Help the Library


The Friends of the Murrieta Library support the Library by fundraising, promoting the Library, and volunteering - in the Library, in the community, and in Friends’ projects. Since its founding in 1996, the Friends of the Murrieta Library has raised over $1,100,000.00 to support the Library. The Friends have donated about $825,000 for many purposes, including:



Approximately $275,000 remains available to meet future Library needs, and is invested in the Dorothy Renon Fund and other funds, which were created to support the Library.


Friends’ members support and assist the Library in many ways, depending on their individual talents and interests, through activities such as:



Volunteer Positions


We need volunteers willing to give of their time and talent. If you are interested and would like more information, call our bookstores at 677-5350 or 600-5724.


(Statistics updated September, 2020)


Town Square Store needs volunteers.
Call the store at
(951) 600-5724
if you can help ! !

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Our Latest Friends Brochure is available.
Click here to view.





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Click here to view the National Friends of the Libraries proclamation.

Our Latest Updates 2022 FOML Board Members and Advisors

(L-R) Melvin Racelis, Nancy Dixon, W. Dan Rexwinkel, Maggie Pilotte,
Karen Michaud, Evelyn Dial, Kurt Korneisel, Rita Nastri,
Karen “Kiki” Fritschi, Pat Farmer, and Judy Call

Title:


Term Expires

President:

Rita Nastri

(Jan '25)

Vice President:

Nancy Dixon

(Jan '25)

Secretary:

Evelyn Dial

(Jan '26)

Treasurer:

W. Dan Rexwinkel

(Jan '26)

Director:

Karen Michaud

(Jan '26)

Director:

Kiki Fritschi

(Jan '25)

Director:

Vacant

(Jan '25)

2023 Board of Directors

2023 Bookstore Managers

Corner Bookstore:

Nancy Dixon

Town Square
Bookstore:

Laurie Razo
Co-manager Vacant

2023 Program Chairs

Programs:

Kiki Fritschi

Membership:

Karen Michaud

Publicity:

Rita Nastri

Parliamentarian:

Nancy Dixon

Hospitality:

Eleanor Newhard

Special Events:

Pat Farmer

Historian:

Nancy Dixon

Sunshine:

Carol Suer

Outreach:

Karen Michaud
Kiki Fritschi

If you know of anyone who is ill, had an accident, lost a loved one or just needs a friendly card, please leave a message at either bookstore.

January/February Booknotes Bylaws Revised 6/2015

2023 Meeting Schedule (unless noted with an *)

Board Meetings: 2nd Monday of the month.

General Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of
odd numbered months.

Useful Links

Video Link to:
A History of the Friends.

Link to Books Online

Friends of the Murrieta Library Storefront

Link to:
Murrieta Library website.

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