Our History

Lochwood Branch Library Friends
est. 1996 as Casa View Library Friends

Lochwood Branch Library Friends (“LBLF”) was re-established on August 29, 2009 at 11221 Lochwood Blvd., Dallas TX 75218. The organization re-committed itself as a perpetual, membership-based organization, LBLF continues to be recognized as a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. LBLF supports the Lochwood Branch Library within the Dallas Public Library system through its volunteer services and fundraising.  

LBLF’s principal sources of fundraising are community donations, membership enrollment contributions and book sale proceeds.  All funds received will directly benefit the Lochwood Branch Library.  These funds primarily finances Dallas Public Library summer reading programs, helps the library fulfill its wish list for furniture & equipment, and sponsors other adult and children’s programs for our neighborhood library which are not covered in its normal budget.

For its fiscal year of 2023-2024, its current executive officers are:
  • Lee Loudermilk, President
  • Beverly Dunn, Vice President
  • Barbara St. Clair, Treasurer
  • Olivia Kernekin, Secretary

At its commencement in 2009, its executive officers were:
  • Sue Ramirez, President
  • Ginnie Salter, Vice President
  • Carolyn Bush, Secretary
  • Pat Winkler, Treasurer.

Lochwood Branch Library Friends (“LBLF”)  organization was formerly-known as Casa View Library Friends.

Lochwood Branch Library Friends (“LBLF”)  organization was formerly-known as Casa View Library Friends.