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News from The Friends of Elizabethville Area Library

Board Meetings

EV Area Friends Board Meetings are the 1st Thursday of the month @ 6:30 pm. in the EV library meeting room.

May 2
June 6
July no meeting
August 1 Meeting & Volunteer Appreciation Event (location to be determined).


Elizabethville Area Friends of Library June Book Sale

Location: Berrysburg Community Center (Schoolhouse Building) 147 N. Chestnut St., Berrysburg

Members only Preview Sale: Wednesday June 19 1:00PM – 7:00PM

Public Sale: Thursday, June 20 9:00AM – 7:00PM Friday, June 21 9:00AM – 7:00PM Saturday, June 22 9:00AM-4:00PM

Check Library for details.

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED TO SET UP, SORT AND WORK THE BOOK SALE. CONTACT EMILY AT or call/text (717)422-1614; or AIMEE AT or call/text 717-372-1457


Elizabethville Community Yard & Craft Days

June 7 & 8, 2024

Plans are being made for the Friends of the Elizabethville Area Library to participate in the Elizabethville Community Yard & Craft Days. This event is held June 7 & 8, Friday 8AM to 3PM and Saturday, 7AM to 3PM.

Handouts will be available to promote the Friends & the Elizabethville Area Branch Library activities. Bothe children and adult books will be for sale and a game wheel for children to win prizes.

Volunteers are needed to help with this event. Contact Carolyn at 717-362-3148 or Aimee at 717-372-1451 if you are willing to help.



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


Download Membership Poster
Download membership poster (PDF)

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.


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.



Sharon Stauffer
Elizabethville President
office 570-933-2197

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.


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)

May 16
June 20
July 18
August 15