Friends of the Library

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The Friends of Elizabethville Area Library

The Friends of the Elizabethville Area Library invite library lovers to join them as they plan programs for the library, book sales and the annual raffle/silent auction.

  • Number of members:  12 on the board, 42 total
  • Frequency of meetings:  First Thursday of the month
  • Average attendance:  10
  • Frequency of book sales:  Semi-Annual (Spring & Fall)
  • Where books are stored:  Off-site storage facility
  • Where book sales are held: 
    • Salem United Church of Christ
    • W. Main St. Elizabethville
  • Books also available:              
    • Friends Book Nook at Shops on Markets (across from the library)
    • Friends Facebook page
  • Book donations:  Donations may be dropped off in the collection bins in the library entrance
  • Other Friends activities:
    • Annual raffle/silent auction (our major fundraiser)
    • Provide refreshments and support for the Lively Minds Series
    • Sponsor Author on the Road with Upper Dauphin and Halifax Middle Schools to provide an author visit to the schools
    • Purchase refreshments, craft materials and supplies for juvenile programs as requested
    • Sponsor the annual library children’s Christmas program
    • Sponsor Adult programs
    • Assist the library with purchasing equipment and new technologies
    • Support community programs and children’s learning experiences
  • Membership:  There are benefits and privileges of being a FRIEND.  For details, membership forms are available in the Elizabethville Area Library or contact any of the officers listed.


 Learn More about becoming a Friend of the Library



Linda Koppenhaver
Elizabethville President
H 365-3746

Carolyn Kocher
Elizabethville Vice President
H 362-4148

Carol Knight
Elizabethville Secretary
H 896-8400

Melinda Warfel
Elizabethville Treasurer
H 896-3310


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