Friends of the Library

We always need more Friends.
Get involved — have fun and help your library!

Vision Statement

A vibrant and active Friends of the Library supports with resources programs that meet the needs of diverse populations in a friendly, accessible and modern facility. Friends of the Hales Corners Public Library Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization, with an IRS ruling year of 1998, and donations are tax-deductible.


Fundraising Activities

    • “The Tastes of Hales Corners” wine & beer tasting

    • Annual Used Book Sale

    • Ice Cream Social at the Summer Reading Programs Kickoff Party

    • Sale of Book Bags at the Library’s Check Out Desk

    • Sale of snacks and sodas at the Summer Friday Flicks, Wednesday afternoon films, “No-School” films, and other family films during the school year

All funds raised support the Library’s Summer Programs and Reading Clubs.

Friends of the Library Projects and Support


Joining the Friends

The membership year is January 1 to December 31. Dues and contributions are tax-deductible. Membership forms are available at the library.

Membership Options:

  • $8 – Student (18 years or under) / Senior (60 years or over)
  • $15 – Individual
  • $25 – Family
  • $50 – Patron / Business
  • $100 or more – Sponsor
  • Additional donations of any amount are gladly accepted.

Join Online
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Mail to:
Friends of the Hales Corners Library
5885 South 116th Street
Hales Corners, WI 53130

FOL Board

Executive Committee:

  • President – Martha Riel
  • Vice President – vacant
  • Treasurer – Jim Motz
  • Secretary – Janet Kundinger

Board of Directors – Standing Committees:

  • Homebound Service – Julie Berquist
  • Membership – Marcia Marino

Ex officio positions:

  • Library Director – Stephanie Lewin-Lane
  • Library Board Liaison – vacant

Donate to the Library

You may donate to the library in-person, during normal hours, through our Amazon Wishlist, or online by clicking on the DONATE button below.