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Book Match

Need a reading recommendation? Not sure who to read next? Need help finding a book your child would enjoy?

Complete a preference form and a Friday Memorial librarian will create a customized reading list for you! Paper forms are available at the front desk or fill out the online form here.


Library Elf

Let Library Elf help you manage your library loans and holds. FREE!

Library Elf

Use Library Elf to reduce overdues and manage multiple library cards with email alerts.

Create an account for free and get started today.


Here's how to sign up

1. Visit www.libraryelf.com.

2. Click Sign Up.

3. Complete the sign up form and click Create Elf Account.

4. Click MORE consortium as your library from the Wisconsin listing.

5. Leave Library Card Pin blank. The MORE consortium does not use PIN numbers.

6. Click Save.

7. Add family member library cards to track, if you wish.

8. Click Edit in the Options field to choose how and when you would like to receive alerts.


1000 Books Before Kindergarten

This is a multi-year program to encourage parents to read aloud 1000 books with their children before they enter Kindergarten.

You can do it!

Read 1 book a day for 3 years = 10951000 Books Before Kindergarten

Read 10 book a week for 2 years = 1040

Read 3 books a day for 1 year = 1095

More Details

Register Online

1000 Books Before KindergartenTracking available in an app! Download from the App Store or Google Play.

The app is a convenient way for you to track your children’s reading progress throughout the program.  Synced with Google books, it is now easier than ever to search and add books to your child’s collection.  Reading together helps to encourage learning and promotes pre-reading skills.  With achievements, goals and prizes throughout the journey to 1000 books, your kids will be excited to sit down and snuggle up with a good book.  

Started the program on paper?  Never fear!  Stop by Friday Memorial Library and we will be happy to help catch the app up.


Visit Friday Memorial Library to see the graduates of 1000 Books Before Kindergarten on the Wall of Fame.