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Left to right:  Earl and Julie Fitz-Program; Cyn Sweet-Fundraising; Pat Webb-Publicity; Angela Leach-Phone; Karen Anderson-Treasurer; Robin Gray-Membership; Margie Jones-Member-at-Large; Wanda Bruce Graham-Vice President; Pat Buzzell-Historian; Debbie Heibert-President; and Lu Whitworth-Secretary. Not present:  Vice-Mayor Jill Burgin-Member-at-Large; Laura McClendon-Hospitality; Mayron Huddleston-Parliamentarian; Elaine Rohrig-Art; and Susan Hailey-Sunshine.


Year-round the Friends seek donations of used books for our quarterly book sales. Simply drop small donations at the check out counter at the library during the library's hours. If you have a large donation please call ahead and arrange for someone to meet you at the back door with a cart (phone 371-0090, ext. 8340). Your contributions are always appreciated.

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The January & April Book sales will be held
on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
Come early for the best selection!

January 17 through 19
April 25 through 27

July 18 through 20
Friday 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

October 17 through 19


Where do all of the used books come from?  The Brentwood Library community is full of avid readers and donors as well! After reading books they are often returned to be resold. Donations are also made when downsizing or just cleaning out bookshelves and closets. A team of dedicated Friends members sort through thousands of books during the year to categorize and determine whether the books will be sold online or in the quarterly used book sales. Got books to donate? Please call the library at 371-0090 for details.

  • President: Debbie Heibert 
  • Vice-President: Wanda Graham 
  • Secretary: Lu Whitworth 
  • Treasurer: Karen Anderson
  • Membership: Robin Gray
  • Newsletter: Wanda Graham 
  • Hospitality: Laura McClendon 
  • Fundraising: Cynthia Sweet  
  • Historian: Pat Buzzell
  • Parlimentarian: Mayron Huddleston
  • Programs: Earl and Julianne Fitz
  • Telephone: Angela and Eugene Leach
  • Art Gallery: Elaine Rohrig 
  • Publicity: Pat Webb 
  • Member-at-Large:  Margie Jones 
  • Member-at-Large: Vice-Mayor Jill Burgin

You may contact Friends of the Library President Debbie Heibert by leaving a telephone message at 371-0090, ext. 8340, or by sending an e-mail.  New members are always welcome. Membership dues are $20 annually for individuals, $30 for families, $50 for civic groups and $200 for a lifetime membership.  

Interested in joining
the Friends of The Brentwood Library?
brochure and application.

Dues may be paid at the library or mailed to the Friends at 8109 Concord Rd., Brentwood, 37027.

The Friends also actively recruit volunteers for the book sales and other service to the library. Please call Volunteer Coordinator Jen Williams at 371-0090 ext. 8860 or e-mail a message about your interest and availability. 

Friends Overview
The Friends of the Brentwood Library is a nonprofit (501c3) service organization dedicated to the advancement of our community through its library.

The Friends have accomplished  much in almost 40 years of service working side-by-side with The Brentwood Library  from its humble beginnings to what it is today, making the library truly one of the finest libraries in Tennessee.

Friends' Contributions to the Library
The Friends sponsor book sales four times a year and on-line through and donate countless hours of volunteer service. All monies from the book sales go directly back into your library! Following are special projects funded by the Friends' efforts:
  • Library staff scholarships for library staff for travel and attendance at conferences and workshops
  • Staff Development Day
  • Summer Reading Programs: Adult, Teen, and Children 
  • Electronic equipment
  • Additional wiring for the security cameras
  • Holiday decorations 
  • and many other improvements to services and collections at the library.

Friends of the Library Art Gallery
Each month a different artist is featured on the Brentwood Library’s Gallery Wall at The Brentwood Library, 8109 Concord Road. The artwork can be viewed during regular business hours. Artists and collectors -  Please complete an Exhibition Application and return to Art Committee, Friends of the Brentwood Library, 8109 Concord Road, Brentwood, TN  37027 to be considered for an exhibit.

Friends of the Library Showcase Display
Exhibitors display artwork/collectibles at the Brentwood Library's Friends of the Library Showcase Display in the lobby of the library. The display is on view at the library for two months. Artists and collectors -  Please complete an Exhibition Application and return to Art Committee, Friends of the Brentwood Library, 8109 Concord Road, Brentwood, TN  37027 to be considered for an exhibit.

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