Friends of Fallbrook Library

“Friends of Fallbrook Library is “Dedicated to the enrichment and enhancement of the Fallbrook Branch of the San Diego County Library”


Friends  was organized and incorporated in 1963 and  it is one of the largest and most active Friends groups in San Diego County.  Managed by the governing  Board of Directors, it  operates the Bottom Shelf Bookstore and provides volunteers to assist the library staff by stocking shelves and helping with children’s programs.  Friends undertakes fund raising efforts to support ongoing library programs supporting the Fallbrook community and surrounding North San Diego County residents. Friends is administered by a dedicated board of volunteers as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Friends of Fallbrook Library  Board of Directors   2020 – 2021

  • President -Tom Mintun
  • Vice President – Mary Jo Bacik
  • Secretary – Debbie Shubarth
  • Treasurer – Lynne Barker
  • Membership/Memorials – Nancy Kreile
  • Fundraising/Donations – Eva Marie Vargo
  • Bottom Shelf – Sue Billing
  • Historian/Publicity – Steve Lee
  • Website Manager – Michael Starling
  • Programs – Helen McHarque
  • Programs – Nancy Kreile
  • Fine Arts Committee – Carol Zaleski
  • Facilities Support – Susan Mintun
  • Newsletter – Nancy Kreile
  • Newsletter – Helen McHarque
  • Director at Large – Nancy Wilson
  • Director at Large – Pennie Leachman
  • Legal Advisor – open 
  • Librarian-Regional Supervisor – Ceci Rincon
  • Librarian-Library Manager – Kris Jorgensen
  • Librarian – Children’s – August Diehl
  • Tween Programs – Karla Ruiz LTI
  • Librarian – Teen – April Smith
  • Librarian – Adult Services  – Erica Jones
  • Librarian – Facilitis – Irma Pena