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News from The Friends of Elizabethville Area Library



EV Friends Book Club

Hosted by the Elizabethville Area Library Board


When -3rd Thursday of every month @ 5:30 PM

Where Elizabethville Area Library (Meeting Room)


September 21st – “Where We Belong” by Emily Giffin

October 19th – “A Catered Halloween” by Isis Crawford

November 16th – “White Chrysanthemum” by Mary Lynn Bracht

December 21st – “The Santa Suit” by Mary Kay Andrews





Help Your Library –  Renew or join the Friends of the Elizabethville Area Library.

2024 Membership Drive 


The Friends of the Elizabethville Area Library 2024 Memberships are now available! The local businesses listed on our membership poster support the Friends of the Elizabethville Area Library with membership offer appreciation coupons and specials to enjoy at their place of business by showing your 2024 membership card.

Memberships available: 

Sr. Citizen (age 60 & up) $10
Individual $15
Family $25
Business Silver $50
Business Gold $75
Platinum $100

Memberships can be dropped off at the library or mailed to Elizabethville Area Library Friends, P.O. Box 643, Elizabethville, Pa. 17023.

 Any questions, contact Karen Gunderman, Membership Chairperson at 717-576-3616


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Friends T-shirts Available!

Long Sleeved Shirts

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Friends T-shirts are available in medium, large, and x-large sizes.  Contact Pam Zilinski at 717-877-7545 or to make an order.


Looking for Volunteers for the November Book Sale.

Location: Elizabethville Area Library

Volunteers are needed. Any amount of time you can help will be greatly appreciated. A signup sheet is at the Elizabethville Area Library or text/call secretary Emily Degnitz at 717-422-1614 or Chairperson Aimee Lacasse at 717-372-1451 with your available time slots.

The following days and times help is needed for set up, sort and working during the book sale.


Setup & Sorting: Oct 30 to October 31

Book Sale: November 1 to November 4



About The Friends of Elizabethville Area Library

About 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.

  • Frequency of meetings:  First Thursday of the month
  • Frequency of book sales:  TBA
  • Where books are stored:  Off-site storage facility
  • Where book sales are held: TBA
  • Books also available:
    • Friends Book Nook at Shops on Markets (across from the library)
    • Donation Cart in the Library
  • Book donations:  Donations may be dropped off at the library circulation desk.
    • No textbooks or encyclopedias.
  • Other Friends activities:
    • 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 perks of being a Friend.  Receive welcome coupons and special discounts with local businesses plus more.  For details, membership forms are available in the Elizabethville Area Library or contact any of the officers listed.



Carolyn Kocher
Elizabethville President
office (717) 362 – 3148
cell (717) 805-0606

Aimee Lacasse
Elizabethville Vice President

Emily Degnitz
Elizabethville Recording Secretary
(717) 422-1614

Carol Knight
Elizabethville Corresponding Secretary

Jessica Kerwin
Elizabethville Treasurer
(717) 580 – 1594


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Friends Brochure

Download the Friends of Elizabethville Area Library Brochure for more information and the membership form.