Friends of the Lake City Public Library

Friends of the library meet Sept. 14

Sep 7, 2017
The Friends of the Lake City Public Library will have the first meeting of the 2017-2018 year on Thursday, Sept. 14, at the library. Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. and the meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. New members are welcome. The Friends of the Lake Public Library is a group of...

‘All Quiet’ showing is Aug. 17

Aug 10, 2017
The next Lake City Reads event will be a showing of the film adaptation of this year’s selection, “All Quiet on the Western Front,” on Thursday, Aug. 17, at 6:30 p.m. at the Lake City Public Library. Above is some WWI memorabilia belonging to Joyce Zillgitt that was on display during a recent Lake...

Vietnam vet Larry Foster finds Lake City reads pick moving, if not enjoyable

Aug 10, 2017
A local veteran had a strong reaction to this year’s Lake City Reads book selection, “All Quiet on the Western Front.” The book tells the story of a group of teenagers who experienced the horrors of trench warfare and the terrors and privatation they endured during World War I. Larry Foster of...

Letter: Friends of the Lake City Public Library book store celebrates anniversary

Jun 8, 2017
To the editor: Anniversaries are a time to celebrate and reflect. Recently, the Friends of the Lake City Public Library Used Book Store marked its one-year anniversary in its new location in the remodeled library. We thought a progress report to our donors and customers might be in order! In our...

Used book sale coming April 27-29

Apr 20, 2017
The Friends of the Lake City Public Library will hold their spring used book sale and bake sales April 27-29 in the ballroom at the Lake City City Hall. Citing community donations that were “generous in every sense of the word,” the club said there will be a large selection of adult and children’s...

Library friends celebrate with big donation

Jan 18, 2017
The Friends of the Lake City Library met on Dec. 8 at the Railhouse Grill for their annual holiday party. Twenty-eight members attended and they presented a check in the amount of $6,180 to Patti Bross, Library Director. This represented proceeds from the Junk Crush Book Sale in September, the...

Library donors who 'Give to the Max' can get their donations doubled

Nov 10, 2016
The Friends of the Lake City Public Library will double the first $2,000 of donations to the library on Give to the Max day. Money raised will go toward the library renovation. People who donate on that day will be eligible for prizes from the Bush Foundation. To donate, people can visit givemn....

Grand opening set for relocated used bookstore

Feb 3, 2016
The Friends of the Lake City Public Library will open their new used book store with a grand opening celebration to be held on Saturday, Feb. 6, from 9 a.m. to noon. The bookstore, formerly in City Hall, will now be located in Lake City Public Library. The store will feature the best of the books...

Friends' library donation match surpasses goal

Nov 19, 2015
The Friends of the Lake City Public Library issued a challenge on Give to the Max Day, Nov. 12, offering to match donations to the Lake City Public Library renovation fund up to a total of $5,000. When donations passed $5,000, the club kept right on matching, eventually kicking in $6,000. In the...

'Pocohontas' wins storybook scarecrow contest

Nov 5, 2015
The Friends of the Lake City Public Library (FPL) celebrated National Friends of the Library week by sponsoring a city-wide “Storybook Scarecrow Contest.”  The winning entry, “Pocohontas” was created by Julie and Jason Hagedorn and grandchildren, Adrian and Alexandra (pictured) and Graciela and...

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