Nov 19

Pecans for Sale

Pecan Sales benefit the Library Foundation.  $12 per bag approximately 5 cups / 1 1/4 lb

Great for your Holiday Baking needs


Nov 19

Member Application

The Foundation is seeking additional board members.

The board is responsible for overall policy and direction of the foundation, consistent with the foundation’s purposes, and delegates responsibility of day-to-day operations to its resident agent, and to such committees as the Board shall designate. The board shall have up to 9, but not fewer than 6 members. The board receives no compensation other than reasonable expenses.

Applications are available from the Silver Lake Library  or can be printed from here.

Nov 19

Board of Directors Meeting

The next meeting will be Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 6:30 pm

Jul 26

2018 JunqueYard Sale

Friday, September 7, 8:00 am—4:00 pm

Saturday, September 8, 8:00 am—2:00 pm

Library Back Yard  – enter from southeast

Free-will donation for all items – the Foundation”s Funding priority is the Library Building Fund


Donations of items—NO clothing—accepted beginning September 4

Please call the Library 582-5141 before bringing items




Jul 26


The Silver Lake Public Library Foundation was the recipient of a $1,000.00 donation from Ed Bozarth Chevrolet.  The Foundation was Sharlee Mason’s choice when her name was drawn from numerous entries during the Company’s anniversary celebration.

Sharlee is shown on the right presenting the check to Janet Martinek, Chair of the Foundation’s Board of Directors.

Jun 20

Topeka Gives

The Silver Lake Public Library Foundation received a check from the Topeka Community Foundation for $2,999.97. This represents participants donations of $2,580 plus TCF match of $419.97 from the Topeka Gives event June 5.
Thank you to everyone who participated. The Library Foundation’s funding priority is still the Library’s renovation project.

Apr 13

Foundation Receives Donation

Bob Schwarz Financial presented a check for $1,000.00 to the Foundation during their regular meeting April 11.  Schwarz and company sponsored a benefit breakfast March 31 to support the Foundation’s funding priority – the Library’s Renovation & Expansion project.

Work is scheduled to begin soon on the north facade of the Library. The improvements include new ramp, entrance and windows.


Jul 25

JunqueYard Sale

The Yard Sale earned $893 for the Library Building Fund.

The Library Leaders Group Bake Sale earned $139

Thank you to everyone who donated items and who donated $$.

Apr 27

Topeka Gives


The Silver Lake Public Library Foundation received a check for $3,042.79!  We appreciate all donations – money, time and effort.


Topeka Gives—a fun day of giving sponsored by the Topeka Community Foundation

When: Tuesday, June 6, 7:00 am—6:00 pm


Jul 20

Trash to Treasure

Thank you to everyone who helped in any way with the sale September 9 & 10.  The sale made $472 to benefit the Library’s Expansion & Renovation Project.

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