Friends of the Lake City Public Library

Oct. 9-10 used book sale features WWII collection

Oct 6, 2021
The Friends of the Lake City Public Library Fall Used Book Sale will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 9 and 10. The sale will be held at the former Lake City Public Safety Building at 209 South High Street, next to the library. The sale offers fiction and non-fiction books for adults and...

Library Friends plan one-day book sale

Jun 23, 2021
The Friends of the Lake City Public Library will hold a one-day used book sale during Water Ski Days this weekend. The Saturday, June 26, sale will run from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the former Public Safety Building (behind the library on High Street.) “All varieties of books from fiction to non...

Library Friends grateful for community support

May 26, 2021
From the Friends of the Lake City Public Library, a heartfelt “Thank you for your support, Lake City!” At our recent Used Book Sale during the 100 Mile Garage Sale, we raised over $2,400 through the sale of donated books and our “Your Other Library Card” notecards. We are grateful for all of...

Library Friends suggest exploring online services during National Library Week

Mar 31, 2021
During National Library Week, the Friends of the Lake City Public Library encourages all community members to visit the Lake City Public Library website, lakecity.lib.mn.us, to explore and access virtual services and programs. “The Lake City Public Library offers a wide array of online resources...

Happy to be a part of Library Friends’ success

Oct 21, 2020
I was so excited to see the article last week about the Friends of the Library. I love Lake City and having worked at the Rochester Public Library for 27 years, I naturally love our library. We have one of the best. It was so good to see the article about all the people who have volunteered to be...

Library Friends mark library week with a look back to their founding

Oct 14, 2020
Twenty-four years ago a letter printed in the Lake City Graphic invited people who shared a love of books and community to a presentation at the public library. The speaker, from the Rochester Friends of the Library, was coming to address the newly formed Friends of the Lake City Public Library....

‘Lake City on a Stick’ book sale raises $950

Sep 23, 2020
Friends of the Library (FPL) members present the proceeds from their “Lake City on a Stick” book and note card sale to library director, Patti Bross. The check for $950 will benefit the 2021 Summer Reading Program by paying for the use of the Beanstack reading software program. Readers can use...

Library friends prep for 
all-fiction book sale

Jun 24, 2020
Members of the Friends of the Lake City Public Library pose with their current reads to promote their upcoming “Pop Up! All-Fiction Used Book Sale” on Saturday, June 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the former Lake City Public Safety Building next to the Lake City Public Library. People can buy paper...

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...

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