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
Lyn Crouse | Director
Kathy Schreiber | Vice President
Linda Weiss
Adam Matthews | Marketing & Communications Director
Jane Leavell | Secretary, Sorting Manager
David Wessely
Maggie LeGlise | Treasurer
Rosalie Cunningham


Book Sale | This year's book sale is a farewell to Central at 320 Washington Avenue in Elyria. We will be selling books, DVDs, CDs, Audiobooks, children's books, and teen books. Cash, check, and credit card accepted. 

  • September 9 at 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • September 10 at 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • September 11 at 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. | $5 Bag Day

By Laws | View the EPLS Friends By Laws. 

Donations | We are no longer accepting donations. Donations will begin in 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.

2021 | January | February | March

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

Note: Due to the COVID pandemic, meetings are currently held virtually.

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