The Friends of the Lake Elmo Public Library (a registered 501c3 non-profit organization) supports the library through volunteering, advocacy, and fundraising. The library thrives because of the wonderful support of an active Friends organization. Meetings are on the 2nd Thursday of each month and begin at 3:00 PM at the Lake Elmo Public Library or Lake Elmo Regional Arts Center. Join us! No need to be a member to attend.To join, please send a check, with your name and address, to:
Friends of Lake Elmo Library, P.O. Box 1, Lake Elmo, MN 55042 or call (651) 436-3584 for more information.



Annual memberships: First year dues are waived for new members.
Student $10
Senior (over 65) $20
Individual $30
Family $50
Lifetime Individual Member $300
We encourage corporate donations.

We always need volunteers, so please indicate your interest in volunteering (fund-raising, recruitment, mailings, programs, book sales, web site, etc.).


The Friends have been busy raising funds to add to our library budget, provide programs and coffee, tea and hot chocolate and other support. 


Library Director Nate Deprey receives a check for $2,000 from Friends President Karen Johnston.