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Our Mission

The Mission of the GPL Friends Foundation is to provide financial support, beyond public funding, to connect the community to the world of information and imagination.

Our Story

The GPL Friends Foundation was established in 1994 as a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit corporation to partner with the City of Glendora to support and enhance the Glendora Public Library’s programs and services. Our Federal Tax ID is 95-3900705.

We support:

  • Adult Literacy
  • Community Education
  • Youth Services
  • Information Technology
  • Special Projects
2017-2018 Board

Executive Board

Soly Asmar-President          Paul Gray-Vice President          Kathy Boyer-Treasurer

Thom Hill-Secretary    Robert “Bo” Gutzwiller-VP of Fund Development   Roger Gutierrez-Past President

Board Members

Gerry Braun          Karrie Boyer          Joe Cina          Debbie Deal          Linda Gamborg

Angela Gee          Tricia Gomer          Sylvia Green          Craig Henderson          Laura Launchbaugh

James Martindale          Pamela Richards          Alfonso Sanchez          Christine Smith


Development Office Staff


Development Office Staff

Maggie Lara          Kanika Eng          Bonnie Deering          Brandy Mayer

Glendora READS! Staff

Mary Pat Dodson


Glendora Public Library Director

Janet Stone