FOL Holiday Gathering Photo includes:  seated – Peg Bauernfeind, Georgette Schumacher, Jan Mrachek, Kathy Geraghty; back row – Jackie Kreye, Rebecca Schumacher, Susan Smith, Barb Deming, Sue Gillespie, Ed Helmueller, Dee Mertes, Linda Stamschror

The Friends of the Wabasha Public Library have contributed in many ways to Library programs, services and materials.  Here’s a listing of their support in 2019/2020:

Fundraisers included:  book sales, pie slice fundraiser, and holiday cookie auction.
FOL funded busing for W-K students to library programs, summer reading art in the park with SVJ, library lobby artwork and cabinets, and Beanstack Online Reading program subscription.
Fundraisers included:  Fall basket raffle, book sale, holiday cookie auction
The FOL funded new library furniture and children’s summer reading program and supplies.
$49.32 coffee station supplies
$1,190.00 Zoobean/Beanstack Online Reading Program
$189.00 for busing students to children’s author library program
$215.00 coffee station supplies
$4,990.00 furniture and building improvements:  children’s room entrance mural, DVD shelves, event flag
$338.67 library programs and events:  children’s mural open house, volunteer thank yous, door prizes for MN author program – Lucie B. Amundsent from Locally Laid Egg Company,
           Septoberfest cornstalks, treats for author Mary Logue’s program, retirement cake for staff members Mary O’Brien & Bill Allaire

Join the Friends of the Wabasha Public Library.  This group meets monthly on the second Thursday at noon in the conference room of the Library.  New members are always welcome.  Email for more information.

Click on the following link to fill out and print a registration form, mail or drop off at the Library.  Thank you!

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Friends of the Wabasha Public Library Purpose Statement:

To foster and maintain an association of persons interested in the library.

To promote a closer relationship between the Wabasha Public Library and the community.

To develop and support library functions and services.

To advance Library well-being and resource expansion through advocacy initiatives.