Linda Paulo, President

Linda Mattiace, Vice-President


Barbara Judge, Secretary


Claire Pizzuti, Treasurer

Jack Billig, Director

Lita Orlay, Director

Estelle Palevsky, Director

Cristina Ramos-Payne, Director

Kathy Schneiderman, Director


Abbe Stein, Director


Mel Lipetz, Ex-Officio 

Sue Freedman, Ex-Officio


Elly Glat, Ex-Officio

Stephanie Kavourias, Ex-Officio

Linda Karesh, Ex-Officio


Lisa Dinon, Trustee/Liaison


Lita Orlay, Book Store & Book Sale Manager


Library Staff:

John Sexton, Director

Christina Ryan-Linder, Assistant Director




About Us

The mission of the Friends of the Greenburgh Library is to support, to strengthen and to advocate for the library by fostering public awareness of its purpose and needs as an institution of life-long learning.

 Friends of the Greenbrugh Library

End of Year Report 2016


This past year has been a busy one for the Friends!


    • Membership has risen to more than 700. 

    • Book Store income continues to increase – we are averaging nearly $2,400 per month. Total Book Store income was $28,707. 
    • Book Sale income was a record $19,662 and more books than ever were sold.

    • The Friends have disbursed more than $33,000 to the Library. These funds are used for a wide variety of programming. Friends sponsored a total of nearly 300 programs, with overwhelming attendance. My favorite is Musical Munchkins – Friends sponsored 12 sessions, attended by nearly 600 children!!

    • The Friends funded nearly $7,000 for staff members to attend and participate in continuing educational programming related to their positions at GPL.

    • Our web site is regularly updated: Please check it out!

    • Our email is Please contact us with your questions and suggestions.

If you are interested in volunteering to help the Friends with the annual book sale and/or the Book Store or becoming a member of our Board, please contact me through our email.

Thank YOU for your support this year! None of this would have happened without you.

Linda Paulo, President