Friends of the Lake City Public Library

Library friends' support exceeds $10,000 in 2019

Dec 26, 2019
In 2019 the Friends of the Lake City Public Library donated $10,415 to the library. The money was used in a variety of ways, including an author luncheon, blinds for some of the windows, monies for staff to attend conferences, and the library renovation/addition donor wall. Currently, the...

Library Friends’ holiday sale is Dec. 6-7

Dec 4, 2019
The Friends of the Lake City Public Library (FPL) members don their Santa hats as the annual Holiday Used Book and Gift Sale draws near. The sale will be held in the Library meeting rooms on Friday, Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The annual sale features...

Library’s 40-plus friends to mark friends of the library week

Oct 16, 2019
With the 14th annual Friends of the Library Week slated for Oct. 20-26, the 4,427 national Friends’ groups are in full support of the work of the American Library Association/United for Libraries and the countless local libraries they assist across the nation. Friends of the Library groups...

Library friends seek friends, donations

Sep 5, 2019
People who want to join a group dedicated to promoting and supporting the Lake City Public Library can attend an upcoming special event. The club is also seeking donations for its upcoming book sale. On Sept. 12 the Friends of the Lake City Public Library will serve refreshments at 3:30 p.m. for...

How to save on how-to books (and support the public library)

Aug 8, 2019
The Friends of the Lake City Public Library showcase their favorite hobbies to advertise their upcoming Pop-Up Book Sale featuring books on arts and crafts, home improvement, cooking and gardening. The sale will be held at the former Public Safety Building (next to the library) on Friday, Aug. 9...

Friends' holiday book sale

Nov 21, 2018
The Friends of the Lake City Public Library Holiday Book Sale will be held Friday, Nov. 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 1, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the meeting rooms at the Lake City Public Library. The annual sale features used Christmas books for adults and children as well as DVDs...

Letter: Five ways to love your library

Nov 1, 2018
To the editor: AmazonSmile - Sign up for AmazonSmile and designate the Friends of the Lake City Public Library as your charitable organization. Every time you shop 0.5 percent of your purchases will go towards the Friends! Give to the Max Day! Nov. 15 - Go to the GiveMN.org website on Nov. 15 and...

Library makerspace geared toward older children, adolescents

Oct 11, 2018
A donation from the family of a fallen soldier has enabled the Lake City Public Library to develop a place tailored to students in grades four and up. The Tony Hebert Memorial Makerspace is open to grades four and up Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Each week the makerspace will feature...

Changes coming to Friends’ book store

Aug 29, 2018
The Friends of the Library have been operating a used book store in the library since the reopening several years ago. Now, due to the need for more space for library programming, the space is being shared by the Friends and the library. Library director, Patti Bross plans a variety of craft...

Friends: Little free library docked near marina and loaded with cargo

May 24, 2018
The Friends of the Lake City Public Library would like to remind residents and visitors about the Little Free Library located in McCahill Park. The Little Free Library is maintained and stocked by the Friends as a service to the community. The Little Free Library project began in Hudson, Wis., in...

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