Friends News and Events

Upcoming Events


Friends of the New Carlisle Library monthly meeting: Oct. 3, 2019, at 4 p.m.


Fall 2019 Book Sale: Oct. 10-12

Hours are Thursday, Oct. 10 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 12 from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  There will also be a teacher preview night Oct. 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. where teachers who show ID can get a 10 percent discount.

Prices are: hardback fiction and non-fiction $1, paperback fiction and non-fiction $.50, CDs and DVDs $1, children’s books $.25, VHS tapes and magazines donation, Book bag filled with books $10, and the Saturday Special is a full plastic grocery bag for $3.

Friends of the New Carlisle Library members receive a 25 percent discount on Thursday and Friday! 

Recent library projects/programs the Friends of the New Carlisle Library supported:

Purchased 5 mobile hot-spots for the library to circulate

Funded the summer reading program: Crystal Clear Science

Purchased shopping carts and stands for library patrons to use while browsing for books

Purchased book bags for the summer reading programs

Purchased tablets and covers for Children’s Library

Support for Imagination Library for community

Purchase movie license for movie programs

Microfilmed copies of New Carlisle Sun

Supported library expansion through building purchase

Purchased library sign

Purchased shed for donated books

Purchased a bicycle rack

Purchased computers and special bookcases

Helped replace library carpet

Paid for guest lecturers

Purchased materials for Children's Library

Donated to Children's Summer Reading Program

Provided funds for Pet a Penguin Program