• Friends of the Library

    elizabethville area library friends

    The Friends of Elizabethville Area Library

    The Friends of the Elizabethville Area Library invite all library lovers to join them as they plan fundraising events, programs for the library, and auctions.

    • Number of members:  12 on board,  44 total
    • Frequency of meetings: First Thursday of the month 
    • Average number attending meetings: 8-11
    • Frequency of book sales: Quarterly
    • Where books are stored:  Off site, a room at Upper Dauphin Human Services.
    • Where sales are held:  Elizabethville Library meeting room
    • Other regular & special Friends activities: Monthly meetings; 2 or 3 adult craft programs a year; Annual Ticket Raffle—their major fundraiser; provide refreshments and support for the Elizabethville Library Art Series; sponsor Author on the Road series with local middle schools (Halifax and Upper Dauphin) to provide an author visit to the schools; purchase refreshments, craft materials, and help with juvenile programs as requested; collect Campbell's Labels for Education; sell Friends canvas bags and Elizabethville Library replicas (Hometown Collectable).
    • Books are dropped off at the library, moved to a table in the meeting room and the Friends move the books to their storage facility at least once a month, weather permitting, or if the manager tells them there are too many down there.  The storage facility is across the street from the library. 
    • The Friends have decided to take advantage of the system advertising a specific pick-up time for donations.  It will be from 4:30 -6:30 PM on the day of their regular monthly meeting.  Pick up will be the last Tuesday of each month from 4:30 -6:30.

      Learn More about becoming a Friend of the Library



    Isabelle Himmelberger
    Elizabethville President

    Susan Coughlin
    Elizabethville Vice President
    H 896-9066

    Carolyn Kocher  
    H 352-3148

    Melinda Warfel  
    H 896-3310


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