Friends of The Brainerd Public Library meet monthly, usually on the first Monday of the month at 4:30 pm September thru May, and 10:00 am for June - August. Occasionally we do have to change up the date and this page will always have the most current information for our meetings.
All Friends Of The Library as well as those interested in knowing more about the Friends are welcome to join us for these meetings and take part in the discussion of current and upcoming happenings. Please message us through the contact link if you would like to be invited to these meetings.
Note: There will not be a December Board Meeting due to the Board Retreat in mid-November
January 2023: TBD
January 30th: 5:30 Board Meeting/ 6:00 pm Annual Meeting
February: No Board Meeting
March 6th: 4:30 pm Board Meeting
April 3rd: 4:30 pm Board Meeting
May 1st: 4:30 pm Board Meeting
June 5th: 10:00 am Board Meeting
July 3rd: 10 am Board Meeting
August 7th: 4:30 pm Board Meeting
September 11th: 4:30 pm Board Meeting (date change due to Labor Day)
October 2nd: 4:30 pm Board Meeting
November 6th: Annual Board Retreat
December 4th: 4:30 pm Board Meeting
Not yet a Friend? No problem! Fill out the application form today and drop off or mail to the Brainerd Public Library!
Brown Bag Authors
1st Mondays each month at noon to 1:00 pm - this is a
free event sponsored by the Friends. Currently being hosted on the Friends of the Brainerd Public Library Facebook Page.
See the lineup on our Brown Bag Page!
The Friends of the Brainerd Public Library along with Prairie Bay Grill invite you to Books Burgers and Brews. We are thrilled to partner with Roundhouse Brewery on 4th Mondays to bring you a book club with a kick.
Bring your friends and join us for our next discussion... Books are available at the Brainerd Public Library at the front desk under the event name.
See full details on the BBB page of this website.
Join us at the Westgate Mall on Tuesdays between 9 am and 3 pm to purchase great used books. This is also the location to drop off any of your gently used books for our sales. see our Book Sale page for most current happenings as well as any dates they will be closed:
We are so excited for our 11th year taking place on July 26, 27, and 28th at Grand View Lodge.
See full details on our Wine and Words page.