Friends of the Library

Welcome to the Friends of the Black Creek Village Library!

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Come see what we're all about! Our meetings are held right in the library, every 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30pm.  Please call the library at 920-984-3094, email the Friends at, or just attend the next meeting to have your questions answered.

Current Officers:

President: Trudy Koon, Vice President: Martha Vick, Secretary: Lori Amerson, Treasurer: Beth Southard

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What are Friends For!?!

Friends of Libaries are groups of ordinary people who love and use libraries!  They support quality library service in their community through:

  • Fund-raising
  • Volunteering
  • Advocating the library's programs
  • Participating in fun special events

What are the Perks of Being a Friend!?!

  • Fellowship with other community members who believe that libraries are a vital & valuable resource for everyone.
  • "Sneak Peek" early-bird shopping opportunities for FBCVL book sales!
  • Special invitations to "Friends Only" events, and free admission to our annual "Booked For Dinner" banquet.
  • A "Book of the Month Club" chance when you come to our monthly meetings.
  • Influencing the development of the library and the programs we offer.
  • Satisfaction of making a positive contribution to your community.

What are we doing right now?

  • Read the most recent meeting minutes (below) to see a full list, including long-range projects.
  • Ensuring books are shelved accurately.
  • Making themed raffle baskets.
  • Enlisting volunteers and bakers for the upcoming Books & Bakery Sale.
  • Planning the next "Booked for Dinner" event -- contact us to find out the tentative date or offer your suggestions!

What have we done so far?

  • Delegates to advocate for the library at Library Legislative Day in Madison every year!
  • Sponsor the "Books for Babies" program for the Black Creek area!
  • Provide decor and other items to enhance the library's welcoming atmosphere.
  • Implement easy and enjoyable fundraiser activities, including brat fry days and internet donation methods:

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What we've been able to purchase for the library:

  • Disc Repair Machine and supplies to extend the life of our library's CD/DVD collection.
  • Projector for movie nights
  • Portable PA system for events
  • Snacks, prizes, and supplies for children's programs
  • Furniture and fixtures
  • Readers for E-books
  • Advertising for library events and services
  • Books! Books! And more Books!



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