Become one of our Friends

Volunteers with a purpose

Friends of Elkhart Public Library operates for charitable and educational purposes. The Friends oversee the sales of used library books, take on special events and projects, and provide funding for unique initiatives beyond the library’s tax-supported operating budget.

Sign up with your information below or download the membership form.

Become a Friends Member

Sign up to become a Friends of Elkhart Public Library member.

First Saturday Book Sales

Sale events are postponed currently due to the public health situation. Each library location does have a limited collection of items for sale during all open hours. 

Monthly specials are listed on the Friends’ Facebook page. Generally, all varieties of books are represented, with CDs, audiobooks, DVDs and more on sale as those items become available. Select books and other materials may be purchased from designated bookcases at each library location during regular business hours. For more information, please ask at the checkout desk.

Upcoming Meetings

The Friends generally meet monthly on the lower level of the downtown location at 6 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month. Current elected officers are:

  • President – Doug Mulvaney
  • Vice President – Libby Eisele
  • Secretary – Teryl Yoder
  • Treasurer – Gayle Windsor
  • Nominating Committee chair – Jim Todd