EPLS Friends

Elyria Friends Logo   The purpose of the Friends of the Elyria Public Library System shall be to maintain an association of persons interested in the Elyria Public Library System and concerned for its welfare; to focus public attention on Library service, facilities and needs; to influence gifts and bequests; and to bring greater awareness of the Library's importance in our community. 


Board Members
Library Staff
Celeste Brlas | President
Scott Serazin
Jennifer Starkey | Director
Kathy Schreiber | Vice President
Linda Weiss
Jennifer Harmon | Community Engagement Director
Jane Leavell | Secretary, Sorting Manager
David Wessely
Maggie LeGlise | Treasurer
Rosalie Cunningham


Book Sale | The Friends of the Elyria Public Library System will hold its annual book sale during the third week of October at St. John Lutheran Church located at 1140 W. River Rd. N. in Elyria.

  • Thursday, October 13 @ 12 - 6 p.m. | $5 entry fee for non-members
  • Friday, October 14 @ 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 15 @ 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 16 @ 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Bag Day - Fill 2 provided bags for $5.

By Laws | View the EPLS Friends By Laws. 

Donations | Drop-off dates are first Friday of each month from 1 - 3 p.m. at 1219 Taylor Street in Elyria; the next drop-off is Friday, September 2, 2022. Currently, we will be accepting book donations at all EPLS locations. September 2 will be the last day for book donations for the year 2022. 

Meetings & Minutes | EPLS Friends Board Meetings occur on the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Meetings open to the public will be announced here. Minutes are listed below.

2022 | January | August

2021 | January | February | March

2020 | January | February | March | June | August | September | November | December

Membership | Your membership helps support the Elyria Public Library System. View and print the application here








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