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The Friends of Sea Cliff Library is a group of volunteers whose mission is to support our local libraries. Through various fundraising activities and generous donations from the community, we are able to enhance library services and resources.


Recent donations have supported:

* Purchase of E-readers and i-Pads for the Children's Library

* New computers for the Adult Library

* Table and chairs for patrons' outdoor Wi-Fi use

* Free family passes to the:

  • American Museum of Natural History

  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens

  • Cradle of Aviation

  • Garvies Point Museum

  • The Guggenheim

  • Heckscher Museum of Art

  • Hofstra University Museum

  • Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

  • Long Island Children's Museum

  • Museum of Modern Art

  • Nassau County Museum of Art

  • NY Hall of Science

  • NY Historical Society

  • Old Bethpage Village Restoration

  • Old Westbury Gardens

  • Planting Fields Arboretum

  • Raynham Hall Museum

* Digitization and indexing of historical local newspapers

* "The Library of Things," including telescopes plus bird watching binoculars and birding guides

* Special programs at the Children's and Adult's Library including:

  • Pretzels and Paperbacks (book groups)

  • Crafty Kids (craft bags)

* Selected renovations and repair of the children's and adult's libraries. Sponsorship of community events, as COVID conditions permit:​

  • Open Mic Poetry Night

  • Annual Giant Gently Used Book Sale

  • Offbeat Artifacts Sales

  • Local pub "FUN(d)-raisers," including Trivia Nights

  • Library Open Houses

  • Tea and Tulips at Children's Library

FoSCL is a 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions are tax deductible.



Madeleine Mahnken

Gloria Sosa

Co-Vice Presidents

Pamela Levin

Julie Tortorici

Recording Secretary

Joanna Greenspon

Corresponding Secretary

Nancy Oley


Jeanne Millspaugh

*Open Position

Members at Large

Peggy Brucia

Suzanne Cohen (Webmaster)

Katia Kallaur

Robbie Nuttall

Judy Pellinger

Maria Stieglitz

Janet Swinburne (Poetry Coordinator)

Mailing Coordinator

Sara Jones

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