If you are looking for a volunteer opportunity or have enjoyed helping out in the past, we need your help! The Chill Chaser Committee is looking for volunteers to make the following:
4 different soups (Wild Rice, Southwest, Chicken Noodle and Squash; recipes will be provided).
18 cheesecakes (any flavor)
Chocolate Chip Cookies
We will also need volunteers to help out during the event itself, setting up, serving, handling raffle tickets and breaking down.
Please contact the library (715-543-2700) or stop by if you're interested in this opportunity!
Koller Library Book Club
Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church
Hogan's General Store
Sue & Rick Gehring
Wine & Beer Barn
Linda & Lorna
Chippewa Forest Honey
Trig's Village Market
Tellefson's Lorwood Resort
North Lakeland Discovery Center
Lakeland True Value Hardware
Library volunteers Jean Eales, Mariel Henske, Bobbie Behnke, Eileen Dybvad, Pat Becker & Kay Krans
Blue Bayou Inn
Floral Consultants of Manitowish Waters
The event also featured live music, courtesy of folk harpist (and assistant librarian) Callie Bates, as well as the musical talents of the following North Lakeland Elementary School students:
Special thanks to their music and fourth grade teachers, Christopher and Cynthia Wills, for coordinating our young musicians and donating their own time.
People's choice awards were given to the following:
Best Northwoods Theme: "Tackle Box," by Hogan's General Store
Best Children's Theme: "S'Mores," by Linda & Lorna
Best Whimsical Theme: "Blue & White," by Parkside Tavern
Overall People's Choice: "Up North" wreath, donated by Sue & Rick Gehring
The library raised a total of $2,261. The funds raised from this event will go to material and supply purchase.
A special thank you to the volunteers who donated their time, money and effort to make this event possible. We literally could not put this event on without you. Your generosity is extraordinary! Thank you.
Mary Ann Michaelis
Book Discussion Group 2014
1st Thursday of the month at 3pm
N.B. The JANUARY 2014 book club meeting has been rescheduled to THURSDAY, JANUARY 9th.
January 9 - Sacred Hearts, Sarah Dunant
February 6 - Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, Rachel Joyce
March 6 - Wild, Cheryl Strayed
April 3 - Defending Jacob, Landay
May 1 - Quiet, Susan Cain
June 5 - Light between Oceans, M.L. Stedman
July 3 - Me Before You, JoJo Moyes
August 7 - Aviator’s Wife, Melanie Benjamin
September 4 - Ordinary Grace, William Kent Krueger
October 2 - And the Mountains Echoed, Khaled Hosseini
November 6 - House Girl, Tara Conklin