Friends work together to encourage public and private support for the Library and its great collections and resources.

A committee of 16 members advise the Friends of the Library. The committee members range in background and experience and are all members of the Friends.

The committee is elected at the Annual General Meeting held by 30 November each year. Nominations are called for at least a month in advance. For more information, please refer to the Friend's corporate documents.

The 2019 Friends Committee are:

Lyn Adams (Chair)
Howard Murray (Deputy Chair)
Jennefer Nicholson (Treasurer)
Mary Pollard (Newsletter Editor)
Ros Welch
Meredith Hinchliffe
Diane Bell
Malcolm Thurston
Grahame Thom
Kerry Blackburn
Margo Geering
Marie-Louise Ayres (Director-General, NLA)
Cathy Pilgrim (NLA representative)
Kathryn Favelle (NLA representative)
Melanie Olde (Executive Officer)