On, Saturday October 29, over 500 family and Friends of the Brentwood Public Library (FOBL) participated in the FOBL, Community Fall Festival. The event provided free fun activities for families that included a donut eating contest, leaf race, storytime, a pumpkin race, pin the spider on the web, crafts, photo booth, face painting, bean a costume contest, prizes, and more!
The Friends of the Brentwood was formed on October 13, 2013 following a successful campaign by community leaders, customers, community organizations, to save the Brentwood Library from closing. The campaign and organization was formed under the leadership and guidance of Sharon Coon.
The mission of the Friends of Brentwood Public Library is to serve as an advocate for the library, an urban core library, and to support educational activities while bringing awareness to the community on the libraries resourcces.
The FOBL, Inc. meets the second Thursday at the Brentwood Public Library at 4:30 pm, 3725 N. Pearl Street