• 15 Jan 2021 11:26 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Friends are the winners of the "Lift Up Local!" $5,000 grant from the Inland Empire Community Foundation. The grant is meant to lift up non-profits during this time of great need. Thank you to all who voted for us. 

  • 18 Jun 2019 1:48 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    On May 10, 2019, the Friends of the COD Library presented a check for $36,000 to Library Director Dr. Gary Ginther and COD Foundation Executive Director Dr. John Mosser. The gift to the Library was the result of three successful book sales, an author lunch, membership support and other events. Thank you to the many volunteers and members who made this day of celebration possible. 

  • 17 Jul 2018 3:15 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Friends of the COD Library volunteers, Library Director Gary Ginther and staff, and COD Foundation executive director John Mosser gathered for a festive lunch and presentation of a $40,000 check to support Library needs that are unfunded. 

    Volunteer Betty Schafer was honored for her years of dedication in the book room and at book sales as she embarks on another chapter of her life in Oregon.

    Volunteer Laura Lee Marcarian was acknowledged for 35 years of service to the Friends with an engraved statue. 

    Happy Summer!

  • 17 Jul 2018 3:08 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Friends of the College of the Desert Library 2019-2020 Events

    Fall Book Sale – November 1-3, 2019. Members only October 31.

    Barnes & Noble Bookfair – December 5-8, 2019

    Winter Book Sale -- January 10-12, 2020. Members only January 9.

    Author Lunch – February 1, 2020. Elizabeth Cobbs, 

    New York Times bestselling author of The Hamilton Affair and The Tubman Command.

    Spring Book Sale – April 3-5, 2020. Members only April 2.

    COD Street Fair – January 18 and March 21, 2020

    Book Group -- third Wednesday of the month September - May

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Address: 43500 Monterey Avenue, Palm Desert, CA. 92260

Phone: 760-568-3138


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