Your Amazon purchases can benefit the Friends of the Library

Did you know that every time you purchase an Amazon product through the website, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice?  It is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you.


To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to  You’ll find the same products, prices, and shopping features as   You can use your existing Amazon account on AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same.

On your first visit to AmazonSmile (, you will need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. Search for Friends of the Chatfield Public Library Inc. AmazonSmile will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at will result in a donation.

Spread the word!  This is an easy way to support your library!

What’s your library story?

Hear ye, hear ye, Friends, Patrons, Trustees and our Public Library Community! Would you be interested in writing a story about the Chatfield Public Library? Our library is celebrating its 100th Birthday on February 15, 2015. The Friends of the Chatfield Public Library are compiling a booklet of Library Stories for the Birthday Event. They are asking the community to contribute short stories, or poems, or haikus of our wonderful library. Each of the Friends will contribute, as will past and present community members. Join the fun as we start celebrating the library’s centennial year.

Many stories may find themselves published in The Chatfield News, or on the Library’s website during the centennial year, as well as in the booklet. If you wish to submit a story, please send it to Mimi Seamens via email at Or if you prefer the non-digital format, please write your story or poem or haiku and mail to the Chatfield Public Library, 314 So. Main Street, Chatfield MN 55923 to the attention of Mimi Seamens.

Last Book Sale of the Season!

 SEPTEMBER 10, 2011

This is our final sale of 2011.

Browse our wide selection of books, children’s books, books on tape (hours of listening for only $1!), DVDs, VHS tapes, and CDs — all at very affordable prices, $.50  for hardcovers, $.25 for paperbacks, and any children’s book for only $.25. 

Need to clean house before winter?  Donate your books and DVDs.  They can be dropped off either at the library during open hours or at the Book Barn behind the library during our open hours of eight a.m. to two p.m. on September 10, 2011.

Please consider joining the Friends of the Chatfield Library.  Our dues are low but the appreciation of what we do is large.  We sponsor three book sales a year and all proceeds support programming at the Chatfield Public Library.  Sign up at the library or at the Book Barn when you visit!