Friends of the Elkhart Lake Public Library

Friends of the Elkhart Lake Library offer support through service projects, fund raising, and community outreach programs.

Funds raised by the Friends have paid for Summer Library Reading program prizes, Ancestry Library edition database, children’s AWE computer, movie licensing, book kits, Lucky Day books and DVDs and much, much more!Friends of the Elkhart Lake Public Library

Contact us:

Friends of the Elkhart Lake Public Library, PO Box 432, Elkhart Lake, WI 53020

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.

Membership Fees

Supporting Patron        $50                Family     $15              Individual   $10

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

Dates and time to be announced.

How you can help?

Bake cookies (see recipe below)

Sign up to sell cookies at the parade!


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.

You must follow the recipe exactly. No substitutions or additions.

Annual Friends of the Library
Book Sale

Summer Pop-Up Book Sales

Saturday, June 25th 9am-12pm Library patio

Saturday, July 30th 9am-12pm Library patio

Pop-up book sales will take place on the patio on the park-side entrance of the library.

Volunteers welcome!

Lights of Love

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 Elkhart Lake Public Library
PO Box 432
Elkhart Lake WI  53020