Remember a loved one,
Honor a friend,
Celebrate an occasion

with a Shining  light on the
Elkhart Lake Public Library tree.

Make a donation to the Friends of the Library Lights of Love by filling out a form at the library or mailing a contribution to:

Friends of the Library
P.O. Box 432
Elkhart Lake, WI 53020

A light will be lit on the tree for each $5.00 contribution received.

Holiday Book Folding

Saturday, December 9 at 11am

Create and decorate a Christmas tree by folding book pages. Bring a book you would like to fold. We will have some books available.

Movie Marathon

Friday, December 29 – Civic Center

10:30am Happy Feet
12:30pm Frozen
2:30pm Ice Age

All rated PG. Children under the age of 7 must be accompanied by a caregiver.

An Evening with Larry Watson


Thursday, November 2 at 7pm
Grashorn Civic Center, 84 N. Lake Street

Author of As Good as Gone and Montana 1948, Larry Watson was born in 1947 in Rugby, North Dakota. He grew up in Bismarck, North Dakota. He received his BA and MA from the University of North Dakota, his Ph.D. from the creative writing program at the University of Utah, and an honorary Doctor of Letters degree from Ripon College. Watson taught writing and literature at the University of Wisconsin/Stevens Point for 25 years before joining the faculty at Marquette University in 2003 as a Visiting Professor.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Elkhart Lake Public Library.



Antique Appraisal with Mark Moran

Saturday, October 7

Beginning at 10:30 am

Grashorn Memorial Civic Center

84 N. Lake Street

Elkhart Lake

Appraisals by reservation only. One item per person.

Reservations may be made beginning October 1.

Please call the Elkhart Lake Public Library at 920-876-2554 to make your reservation.

Friends of the Elkhart Lake Public Library presents an antiques and collectibles appraisal event featuring author and antiques expert Mark F. Moran of Iola, Wis., on Saturday, October 7 beginning at 10:30am

Formerly senior editor of Antiques and Collectibles Books for Krause Publications in
Iola, Wis., he has also been a contributing editor for Antique Trader magazine. He has
served as editor of Antique Review East magazine; as producer of Atlantique City, an
antique show held in Atlantic City, N.J.; and as editorial director of F+W Media’s
Antiques Group.

He is the author or co-author of more than 25 books on antiques and collectibles,
including three editions of the 800-page annual Warman’s Antiques & Collectibles.

Moran bought and sold antiques for more than 30 years, specializing in vintage folk art,
Americana, and fine art. He has been active as an appraiser of antiques and fine art for
more than 20 years.

Moran is available to make home visits for people with big things, or fragile things (or alot of things). House calls are $75 an hour and there is no mileage charge if within 10miles of the appraisal event site. To arrange, call 715-281-5060 or email

Categories of objects for appraisal may include:

Fine art, including paintings, drawings, prints and statuary.
Furniture (usually smaller pieces are best).
Ceramics, including figural pottery, vases, dishes, kitchenware and stoneware.
Glassware, including lighting, marbles and souvenir items.
Vintage photographs, including snapshots, tintypes, ambrotypes and daguerreotypes.
Advertising, including posters, lithographed tin, paper and figural objects.
Folk art, including carvings, quilts, weathervanes, windmill weights and “outsider” art.
Assorted toys, including dolls (bisque, composition and plastic), windups and
mechanical banks.
Metalware, including iron, bronze, brass, pot metal, silver, silver plate.
Clocks, including mantel, hanging and figural.
Costume jewelry, including brooches, bracelets, earrings.
Musical Instruments, including string, wind and reed instruments.
Sports Memorabilia.

Excluded items: all weapons, including swords and knives (though folding knives with
advertising are accepted); traps (like leg-hold); Nazi memorabilia; coins and paper
money; fine jewelry, including precious gems; Beanie Babies.

Questions about objects not covered here can be submitted to Moran in advanceto determine if they are appropriate. Suggested categories for advance inquiryinclude, but are not limited to: Oriental, Native American and other tribal objects(African, Oceanic); ancient artifacts (Egyptian and other early cultures); fossilsand minerals; automotive items; nautical and military-related objects; records;
antique tools and technological objects (typewriters, cameras, assortedmachinery or instruments for scientific measure, like sextants, telescopes,
microscopes, etc.). When in doubt, email inquiry can often address this.

Opinions of value are informal, and may not be used for insurance or charitable
donations, which require a certified appraisal.

Bricks & More

Second Tuesday each month from 4 – 5

Legos, strawbees, blocks and other building activities. Fun for all ages.

Friends of the Elkhart Lake Public Library Annual Meeting

Monday, September 18 at 7pm

Friends of the Elkhart Lake Public Library offer support through service projects, fundraising and community outreach programs. Everyone is welcome to attend. Membership forms are available at the library.

Family Frontier Day at Pioneer Village

Special event for  patrons of Dodge, Ozaukee, Sheboygan and Washington County Libraries. Join us for a fun-filled, free event Saturday, September 23 10am – 2pm at the Ozaukee County Pioneer Village, 4880 Cty Rd. I Saukville

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