Get All Jazzed Up for the Guilderland Public Library

Help us Celebrate 25 Years!

Put on your best Gatsby garb* and head to the Library the evening of Thursday , October 26, from 6:30 to 9, for a cocktail reception to celebrate a quarter century in our home on Western Avenue.

There will be live music, courtesy of the Skip Parsons Jazz Band, hors d’oeuvres, refreshments, even a glass of champagne as you come through the front doors! It’s all part of a celebration of a 25 years of service to our community.

Tickets are $50 per person.  You can purchase your tickets here:


Number of Reception Guests



*optional.  But we’re going for a theme here…

If you cannot make it to our Jazzy GPL evening, but would like to make a donation to the Foundation, please click the “Donate” button below.




A portion of your ticket cost is a tax-deductible expense. The Guilderland Library Foundation, Inc.,
is a 501(c) (3) organization.

Thank you for supporting the Foundation!


About the Guilderland Library Foundation…

The Guilderland Library Foundation is a private, separately incorporated fundraising organization the works to support the mission of the Guilderland Public Library. Encompassing the traditional activities of a Library “Friends” organization, the Library Foundation underwrites many of the programs and services that make GPL a cultural nexus of the Guilderland community.

If you would like to become part of the Foundation, please click here to email the Foundation Secretary.

The Foundation has upgraded the Library’s Young Adult area, created the ever-popular Community Literary Garden, and continues to sponsor the Carol J. Hamblin Notable Authors Speakers Series that has hosted Joyce Carol Oates, Jeff Shaara, Joseph E. Persico, Paul Grondahl, Gregory Maguire, Tim Green, Ela Stein Weissberger, Will Moses, The New Yorker magazine Cartoon Editor Bob Mankoff, Lincoln historian and author Harold Holzer, crime novelist Alafair Burke, Elizabeth Rosner, TV Commentator and former Mets baseball star Ron Darling, and most recently Dr. David Oshinsky.


Please send donations for this important program to:
The Guilderland Library Foundation
2228 Western Avenue
Guilderland, NY 12084


Foundation Officers and Members

President: Rosemary Revoir: Oct 2013 – Sep 2018
Vice President: Steve Wacksman: Nov 2015 – Nov 2018
Treasurer: Anne Lala: Oct 2014 – Sep 2017
Secretary: Lisa Brainard: Oct 2013 – Sep 2017

Foundation Members:
Jane Bonavita: Oct 2015 – Sep 2018
Kelsey Dorado: Jan 2017 –  Dec 2020
Bryan Gregory: Jan 2017 –  Dec 2020
Karen Keenan: Oct 2014 – Sep 2017
Hillary Koldin: June 2016 – May 2019
Jacob Lamme: Oct 2015 – Sep 2018
Kim Leis-Keeling: Oct 2014 – Sep 2017
Erin Lancraft: Dec 2013 – Nov 2017
Michael Laster: Oct 2013 – Sep 2017
Diane Martin: Nov 2015 – Nov 2018
Susan Nevins: Oct 2014 – Sep 2017

Library Director: Tim Wiles
Library Assistant Director: Margaret Garrett
Trustee Representative: Chris Aldrich
Trustee President: Bryan Best
Foundation Attorney: Vacant

Honorary Members:
Judith Kahn
Jane Schramm

Staff Representative:
Mark Curiale, Library Public Information Officer