Friends of the Library

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The Friends actively promote community awareness of the library and provide funds for library equipment and programs.

Friends of Lake Villa District Library Scholarship

The Friends of Lake Villa District Library will be awarding two $1,000 scholarships to two
qualifying high school seniors graduating in 2021.

1. Current resident of Lake Villa Township.
2. Graduating high school senior in 2021.
3. After 2021 graduation, student plans to pursue a two or four degree at any accredited college,
university, junior college or vocational school.

Scholarship applications are available here and/or with your Guidance
Counselor at your high school. Application deadline is Thursday, April 1, 2021.

Scholarship Application


Annual Membership Fee

  • $5 individual
  • $7 family
  • $50 life-individual
  • $75 life-family

Membership Application


Friends Monthly Meetings

All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Next Meeting: March 19, 2019 |  5:30pm 

Previous Meeting Minutes:  January 2020

Annual Meeting Minutes: May 2019


Book Donations 

The Friends of LVDL accept donations of new or gently used books, current magazines, DVDs, CDs and audiobooks.  Kindly place donations in the bin located in the Friends Book Nook.  See library staff if you need a receipt. 

Encyclopedias, textbooks or VHS tapes are not accepted.  For large donations, we recommend Goodwill located at 2051 N. Route 83 in Round Lake Beach. 


Friends of the Library Board

Ellen Wing – President
Janet Peterson – Vice President
Sue Vogl – Secretary
Larry Wing – Treasurer

Friends of the Library Bylaws

The Friends can be contacted at