Friends of the Elkhart Lake Public Library
Who are the Friends of the Library?
Friends of the Elkhart Lake Library offer support through service projects, fund raising, and community outreach programs.
Our annual fundraisers include: Used book sale on the last Saturday of July, Lights of Love Christmas Tree, Book-Drop Cookie sale on the July 4th weekend.
Volunteer opportunities include: Adopt-a-Shelf, Children’s programs, Special Events, Staff programs, Serve on the Friends Board, Membership Drive, Book Sale.
Become a member – Membership forms are available at the Library or call 920-876-2554 and we will mail you a form.
Lifetime Patron $100 Family $15 Individual $10
Annual Friends of the Library Book Sale
Friday, July 28 2017 1-4pm Special Pre-Sale event $2.00 admission
Saturday July 29, 2017 9-3pm Free admission
Please check our website calendar.
Grashorn Civic Center
40 Pine Street
Lights of Love
Sponsored by the Friends of the Elkhart Lake Public Library
Remember a loved one,
Honor a friend,
Celebrate an occasion with a
Shining light on the
Elkhart Lake Public Library Tree.
For every five dollar donation a light will be lit on the Library Tree.
Fill out a form at the library or mail contributions to:
Friends of the Library
PO Box 432
Elkhart Lake WI 53020
Book-Drop Cookie Sale
Please sign up at the library to let us know you you can help and to get further instructions on where and when to sell and/or deliver.
Any questions? Call us at 876-2554
How you can help:
Bake cookies (see recipe below) – 2 batches drop off at the Civic Center or make other arrangements.
Package cookies at the Civic Center 9:30 – noon, call for date, usually the Thursday prior to the July 4 parade.
Sell cookies 1/2 hour before Fireman’s Parade starts on Sunday.
Book-Drop Cookie Recipe
2 large eggs
1 cup sugar
1 cup lightly packed brown sugar
1 cup butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
2 cups flour
2 cups old-fashioned oats (NOT quick-cooking oats)
6 ounces chocolate chips
Beat eggs, sugars, and butter until fluffy. Mix in vanilla. Combine dry ingredients and add to sugar mixture. Drop by 1/4 cupfuls (about 3 inches apart) onto lightly greased baking sheet. Bake 10-15 minutes at 350 degrees or until golden brown. Cool before removing from cookie sheet
Makes about 4 1/2 inches in diameter
Please follow recipe exactly. No substitutions or additions.