Thank you one and all for another successful Friends of the Library Quilt Raffle & Fall Bazaar! So many talented and generous people abound in our community and we are very thankful that they shared their gifts with us. Grand Prize Autumn Quilt made & donated by Sharon Wrege was won by Carol Becker. Sunflower Quilt/Georgene Ericksen, won by Jenny Eder; 2 Pack Throws/Bunny Sederholm-Lea Guttormson; Blue Striped Blanket/Sally Sarnstrom-Terri Jokinen; Packer Blanket/Sally Sarnstrom-Georgene Ericksen; Blue & Black Blanket/Sally Sarnstrom-Sandy Gretzlock; 2019 Calendar/Sally Sarnstrom-Becca Houle; Notecards by Karly K/Karly Kruzan-Jenny Eder; Ladybug Quilt/Kathleen Wuest- Jeanne Houle; Doily/LaVerne Friske-Rich Becker; Daffodil Bulbs/Mardy Ehrhardt-Pam Borman; Glassware Set/Ken Kritz-Jill Crom; Pen and Ink Original/Liz Smith-Ed Ludwig; Accent Pillow/Terry Jokinen-Margaret Koosmann; Diamond Painting (tree)/Terry Jokinen-Dillon Buskirk; Red, White & Blue/Anonymous-Maxine Kruz; Bird Friendly Basket/Rich & Carol Becker-Jeanne Cantu; Baseball Cards/Boog’s Sports & Collectibles-Gerri Wrege; WI Polo Shirt/Boog’s Sports & Collectibles-Amber Ericksen; $30 Gift Certificate for O’Dovero & Flesia Meat Market-Betty White; Diamond Painting/Terry Jokinen-Ruth Brennan; $10 Gift Certificate to Copper Ridge/Sue Scribner-Sue Bushong; $30 Gift Certificate to Copper Ridge/Anonymous-Ed Ludwig; Fall Wreath/Linda Thompson-Terry Jokinen; Scarecrow/Linda Thompson-Dan Divine; Movie Night Basket/Niki & Joe Westemeier-Mike Thewis; Cardinal Dishtowel Set/Sharon Wrege-Melinda Colver; Snowman Dishtowel Set/Sharon Wrege-Jean Krause; Floral Dishtowel Set/Sharon Wrege-Jane Malyuk; Stay in Place Scarf/Carolyn Kochel-Betsy Barnes; Stay in Place Scarf/Carolyn Kochel-Jeane Houle; Stay in Place Scarf/Carolyn Kochel-Ruth Brennnan; Snaomen Placemat Set/Sharon Hoeppner-Gay Halvorson; Navy Placemat Set/Sharon Hoeppner-Father Pepi; Fleece Blanket/Sharon Hoeppner-Linda Arredondo; Spa Basket/Ruth & Jim Brennan-Garilyn Eder; Fall Decorations/Bootsie Jones-Gregg Peters; Pedicure Certificate/Finnish Fingers-Kristen Nortunen; Massage Certificate/Regina Soine-Ruth Brennan; Cardinal Table Topper/Gerri Wrege-Rich Becker; Kitchen Basket/Pat Knapp-Sara Schultz; Fairy Cross Stitched Set/Pat Knapp-Mike Thewis; Cross Stitched Dishtowel Set/Pat Knapp-Coreina Stricker; Cross Stitched Dishtowel Set/Pat Knapp-Jane Malyuk; Rosemal Plate/Tana Turonie-Jim Christl; Beaded Shirt/Terry Jokinen-Sandy Kortesma; Earrings/Terry Jokinen-Denny Lundquist; Earrings/Terry Kokinen-Jim Christl; Chenille Scarf/Tana Turonie-Linda Arredondo; Chenille Scarf/Tana Turonie-Gregg Peters; Pumpkin Wall Hanging/Cindy Nelmark-Anita Kleinsteiber; Plaid Pumpkin Set/Cindy Nelmark-Linda Arredondo; “Gather” Wall Hanging/Coreina Stricker-Linda Arredondo; Harvest Plaque/Coreina Stricker-Diane Schultz; Harvest Centerpiece/Sandy Gretzlock-Kathy Schutte; Hat & Socks Set/Carol & Rich Becker-Sharon Weis; Tulip Felt Kit/Carol Becker-Dennice Polencheck; Fudge Kit/Sara Schultz-Jan Kruzan; Quote Necklace/Gerri Wrege-Leeza Wells; Fall Dishtowel Set & Lotions/Jeanne Houle-Sharon Hoeppner; WI & Lake Superior Craft/Terry Jokinen-Jill Buskirk; Pearl Earrings/Linda Doty-Johnae Popovich; and Hoop Earrings/Gerri Wrege-Garilyn Eder. Thank you to all our generous, creative and talented donors! Congratulations to all the winners! And thank you to all who bought tickets.
Thank you, Georgene Ericksen the Friends Fall Fundraiser Coordinator; and to all your helpers: Sara Schultz, Amber Ericksen, Jeanne Houle, Becca Houle, Kay Reader, Kathy Schutte, Audrey Trnka, Jenny Eder, and Sue MacArthur. Thank you to Judy Goeckermann, the Friends of the Library Membership Drive Chairperson. The Friends continue to welcome new members. Informational brochures about membership are available at the Library. Thank you to our ticket sellers: Sara Schultz, Judy Goeckermann, Ruth & Jim Brennan, Lawrence White, Georgene Ericksen, Evie Jokinen, Kathy Schutte, Gerri Wrege, Sandy Gretzlock, Leeza Wells and Library Circulation Desk Workers: Sue MacArthur & Laura Neumann.
Library School Storytime meets on Thursday mornings at 9 AM through October. We share a story, song, rhyme, and make a craft project. All children are welcome to attend with an adult caregiver. This week we’ll be reading, “In the Middle of Fall” by Kevin Henkes.
October 8th at 6 PM the Monday Night Book Club will meet to discuss, “Saints for All Occasions” by J. Courtney Sullivan.
October 10th at Noon the Wednesday Afternoon Book Club will meet to discuss, “The Peach Keeper” by Sara Addison Allen.
The next acrylic painting class will be on Saturday, October 13th at 7 PM. We’ll be following along on YouTube with the Art Sherpa, Cinnamon Cooney and painting a pumpkin. Call (715)274-8331 or stop by the library to register. Class size is limited to 7.