Friends of the Library

Friends of Eckhart Public Library

The Friends of Eckhart Public Library, Inc. in Auburn, Indiana is a non-profit organization whose enthusiastic support makes many special library programs possible. Their book sales are dedicated to making significant contributions to the steady growth of the library and its services to the community. Friends help promote the library by sponsoring activities which encourage reading and broaden the user base of the library. Sponsored activities include: Strawberries Around the Fountain, Annual Book Sales, Dine2Donate Opportunities, Adult Programming, Book Clubs, Reading Clubs, Volunteer Luncheons, Teen Programming, Children’s Programming.

The Friends of Eckhart Public Library Board

President: Andrea Cohn

First Vice President: Anna Muckenfuss

Second Vice President: Katie Pfister

Treasurer: Aaron Rice

Secretary: Tammy Althouse

Members at Large: David Hines, Dick Shankle, Don Muckenfuss, Michelle Wagner, and Nikki Stamm

Photo of the Friends Board of 2022

In Memoriam: Dale Hummer

The Friends of EPL Board are deeply saddened by the passing of Board Member Dale Hummer. Dale’s dedication to the communities of Auburn and DeKalb County was extraordinary. His passion for Eckhart Public Library and his kind and happy presence will truly be missed.

Help the Friends while you shop! has created something called Amazon Smile that donates a portion of your purchase to a charity. If you select Friends of Eckhart Public Library, Inc. as your charity, a donation will be made to the Friends! Amazon Smile works with all Amazon accounts (including Prime Membership).

Link your Kroger Card to the Friends of the Eckhart Public Library through Kroger Community Rewards and a percentage of your purchases will be donated to the Friends of the Library. Visit the Kroger Community Rewards page here for instructions.

Contact the Friends

The Friends can also be reached at: P.O. Box 838 Auburn, IN 46706

2023 Book Sale Dates

January 14th

February 11th

March 11th

April 8th

May 13th

June 10th

July 8th

August 12th

September 9th

October 14th

November 11th

December 9th


Willennar Administrative Annex

212 W 12th Street, Auburn, IN 46706


First Hour: Friends Members Only

9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Sale Open to Public

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.