Friends Mission Statement
The Friends of the LaGrange County Public Library will work to support the mission and goals of the library.
Library Mission Statement:
The LaGrange County Library will meet the informational and educational needs of the residents of LaGrange County in a professional and courteous manner.
Friends Board of Directors:
Robert Waltz, President
Diane Cameron,Treasurer
Lisa Walb, Secretary

The Friends of the Library support library services and programs 
through fund-raising, activities, and contributions.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Shipshewana Branch Library
September 29 - October 1

All proceeds from the sale will be used to support library programs and facilities.

Thursday, September 29
Noon - 5:00 p.m.
Friends of the Library Members only.*

Friday, September 30
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Public Welcome

Saturday, October 1
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Public Welcome

* Memberships by be purchased or renewed on the day of the sale.

Don't miss the Extended Book Sale on the lower level of the LaGrange Library!
Books are restocked regularly, so there's always something new!

Next Meeting:  TBD

Who Are We?

We are a group of local citizens who voluteer our time to promote our library, literacy, and reading programs in our community. 

The Friends of the Library support library services and programs through fund-raising, activities, and contributions.  In addition to financial support of the library, you can also lend a hand by volunteering. 

What Do We Do?
  • On-going book sale
  • Annual Book Sale
  • Fund adult and youth programs
  • Fund Summer Reading Program
  • Volunteer to help at the library and other events
  • Membership Benefits:
  • Voting privileges at annual meetings
  • Early admission to the annual book sale
  • Early notification of future projects
  • Membership Categories and Dues:
    Student (18 and younger) $1.00 per year
    Adult $5.00 per year
    Family $10.00 per year
    Contributor $25.00 per year

    Dues are renewable in January.

    To Become a Member:

    Applications may be picked up at any branch of the LaGrange County Public Library, including the bookmobile, or click here to download a Friends brochure/application. [Requires Adobe Reader.]

    Simply fill out the application and return it to any library branch with your dues!