Friends of the Adel Public Library Foundation

The Friends Foundation is a 501c charitable organization dedicated to the support and promotion of the library. We meet on the third Tuesday of every month at 4:30 pm. 

If you are interested in joining the Friends Foundation, please contact the Library at 515-993-3512.

We help through:

  • Fund raising
  • Providing homebound outreach
  • Volunteering
  • Working special events

Each year we hold many activities, including but not limited to:

  • Bake sales
  • Book sales
  • Silent auctions

Donation information

  • $100.00 - Your name on the wall in the Library conference room
  • $250.00 - Small plaque
  • $500.00 - Medium plaque
  • $1000.00 - Large plaque

You can also donate like-new books or items for our fund-raising sales. Please review our donation policy.


President: Cynthia Swanson

Vice-President: Lisa Johnson

Secretary: Kate Marple

Treasurer: Bonnie Kirk

Library Board Liaison: Teresa Wichtendahl 

Library Director: Trever Jayne