Aug 26

2019 JunqueYard Sale

Mar 28

Library Giving Day

April 10, 2019

Receipts for this event totaled $2,390.  We appreciate the support for our Library.  Thank you.


Feb 20

Benefit Supper

Wednesday, April 3,2019

Proceeds = $557.47

Thank you to everyone who helped prepare, serve, clean up and donated in any way to this event.

Thank you.


Feb 20

Board of Directors Meeting

The next meeting will be Wednesday, July 17, 2019, 6:30 pm

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.

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 $$.

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