Programs & Services

Friends of the Library

2016 Friends of the Whitehorse Public Library Executive with Public Libraries Branch staff

L to R: Carlie Graef, Joan Turner, Michael Dougherty, Sarah Gallagher, Joyce Kashman, Lily Quan. Not pictured: Louise Cooke.

Become a Library Friend! The Friends of Whitehorse Public Library is a volunteer group that helps to raise funds for children’s programming, outreach to seniors, and other worthy library projects.


Whitehorse Public Library provides the means to transform lives and plays a vital role in inspiring and unifying our community.

The purpose of the Friends of Whitehorse Public Library is to support the work and programs of our library to that end.

Goals and Activities

  • Discover opportunities to work with the Library through fund raising and support activities
  • Develop new fund raisers and access outside funding to assist programming initiatives, facilities improvement and in meeting other library needs
  • Develop and support outreach programming for seniors and the disabled
  • Support the purchase of Book Club Sets, available for loan to all Yukon book clubs
  • Serve as a hospitality committee at various library events

If you are interested in joining the Friends of the Whitehorse Public Library, please email or phone the library at 667-5239 for more information.