Did you know that LCPL's Summer Library Challenge wouldn't happen if it wasn't for the Friends of the Library? The program is 100% funded by the Friends!
There are many ways you can support the Friends of the Library and Summer Reading!
Visit the booksale room or the sale racks at the branches. All proceeds from these sales go to the Friends.
One-time donations Make your donation here, or using the widget below!
Volunteer We need volunteers to staff booksale room at Merrillville Branch, and to help out with our annual Fall Book Sale! Give us a call at (219) 769-3541 to help out.
And of course you can always...
We are an independent citizens' organization dedicated to assist in the development of the Lake County Public Library into one of the finest community libraries.
Why We Need You:
LCPL's Summer Library Challenge is 100% funded by the Friends of the Library! The Friends wisely use membership fees and donations to sponsor fun programs and classes, as well as prizes.
FRIENDS contribute to the acquisition of books, video and audio materials, equipment, and other library materials for the entire community.
The FRIENDS, by spreading knowledge of the Library, will enlarge its place in Lake County's cultural, civic, scientific and business life, and increase its daily use in the community.
FRIENDS encourage gifts of books and special collections to the Lake County Public Library which would be lost to the public were it not for your support.
Being a FRIEND Has Benefits!
Your FRIENDS organization runs an in-house Book Sale Room, open three days a week. Our annual book sales enrich library resources and secure library equipment for purposes of public use and enjoyment. Friends get early access to the annual Fall Book Sale!
Membership dues to the FRIENDS, as well as monetary gifts and book contributions, are deductible for income tax purposes.
Another -- more personal -- benefit of being a FRIEND, is the opportunity to meet other Lake County Public Library patrons who are equally interested in supporting the Library.
The quality of our Library depends on your participation. Your support will ensure continued quality library service.
Be a FRIEND and Join Today!!
If you would like to be a FRIEND, stop by the library to pick up the membership form or download the form and mail it to:
Lake County Public Library
1919 W 81st Ave