Friends of the Library

Library Legislative Day, Madison, WI, Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Six new community babies gifted by FMPL!

It is never too early to promote lifelong reading! Thanks FMPL for providing reading bundles to babies in our community!



Programs, Meetings, & Mission

***Attend the monthly meetings at the library. Every 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30pm. (IN THE MEETING SPACE @ THE LIBRARY.) We don't meet in July or December.

Members of FMPL support the library by volunteering their time, efforts and abilities in the following ways:


  • Book Sales
  • BETTER WORLD BOOKS (prior to Book Sales and sometimes after Book Sales)
  • Seroogy's Candy Bar Sales
  • Advocacy/Library Legislative Day
  • Decorating Committee
  • Movie Nights
  • Children's Summer Reading Program
  • Teen Summer Reading Program
  • Adult Summer Reading Program
  • Holiday Raffle
  • Field trips
  • Hosting authors
  • Thank you banquets


  • Posters
  • Flyers
  • Special Events
  • Underwrite snacks for monthly adult book group, Sept thru May
  • Pay for guinea pig and fish needs in the library
  • Pay for anime afternoons (April and October) and movie night needs
  • Pay for library's annual subscription to BOOKPAGE

What are the Friends' missions?

  • Broaden community awareness and use of library services and resources.
  • Support the library in developing library services and resources as needed in our community.
  • Raise funds through membership dues and special events to supplement the library budget for materials, equipment and services.
FMPL Meeting Minutes

Summer Reading program for 2021 is Tails and Tales!

The Muehl Public Library will be running a summer reading and learning program from Monday, June 14 through Friday, August 13, 2021.  

Please watch the website: or the library Facebook page at for information about all things summer!  We will have grab bag crafts for 9 weeks. And we will have in-person programs as soon as it is safe to gather. One virtual show featuring Elizabeth and Sue is planned.

The reading program will be available for ALL AGES beginning June 14. You will be able to sign up online, track your reading/activities and earn badges. We will have free books and gift cards for participants who reach certain levels.  The link is:

Current FMPL Leadership, 2019


FMPL leadership from left to right: Deanna DeBruin (Treasurer), Ann-Marie Karweick (President), Ian Simpson (V.P.) and Kris Peters (Secretary). They are posing by the amazing telescope they purchased for the library. This year’s reading theme is UNIVERSE OF STORIES. Future programming will allow patrons to use the telescope. On deck, watching for a comet in December, 2019!!!

FMPL (Friends of the Muehl Public Library) meeting

Meetings are held in the library meeting space unless otherwise posted. The Friends support all activities and services at the library. Everyone is welcome to attend a meeting and see how YOU can help!

Please ask at the library if you would like your email added to the FMPL email blast list. We will be happy to help you, help us!


16th Annual Wine Tasting Raffle Winner!

Elaine won the Dinner and A Show, dinner @ Black & Tan, GB and a Let Me Be Frank show at the Meyer in GB. Congratulations, Elaine!

Over the Hedge Outdoor Movie August 20, 8 pm

Outdoor Movie Night

Friday, August 20, 2021 - 8:00pm

You loved our first outdoor movie night so much, we're doing another one!  Join us for OVER THE HEDGE!