Who Are We?

Founded in 1998, the Friends of the Bastrop Public Library, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports the Bastrop Public Library.

The original board of directors included Dixie West, a lifetime member, Terrence B. Harris, and Carlene Tomlin. There were 25 original members.



What is the Friends Mission?

According to official bylaws of the organization, the mission of the Friends is:

  • To develop additional funds and resources for the Bastrop Public Library.
  • To serve as an advocate and voice for the Library.
  • To promote cultural, educational, and informational exchange.
  • To heighten public awareness of the Library.


Board of Directors 2017-1018


President                                    Grace Dacy

Secretary                                     Terri Bigsby

Treasurer                                    Robert Bigsby

Vice-president of Membership  Susan Dufour

Vice-president of Fundraising   Cindy Heath

Vice-president of Publicity        Angela Plunkett

Vice-president of Outreach        Dawn East

Board Members-at-Large

Diane Tripp

Maxine Davenport

Linda Wilson

P.J. Johnson

Charla-Ann King

Jeannine Williams