Friends of the Library 2014 Year in Review

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Activities


Book Sales:                                                                         BookSale sign

  • Spring Used Book Sale    $2514.76                                                       
  • Hang Aroung Victor Day Book Sale   $2153.50                        

                

Booked for the Evening Book Discussions: CAM00069

  • Held on the second Tuesday of the month at 7:00pm
  • Held Jan., Feb., Mar., Apr., May., June, Sept., Oct., Nov., & Dec.
  • Books discussed are decided on by a survey of the members & the discussions are led by member volunteers
  • Attendance averages 20 participants

 

Books on Wheels: Books on Wheels

  • Volunteers: Joanne Altland, Jane Gerace, Teddy Peterson, Sara Sabatine, Joan Maynard
  • Regular visits made to patrons at Autumn Grove, Framark Place, Legacy, Village Place, Farmington Gardens as well as a few individuals in their own homes

 

Ongoing Support

 


  • Friends of the VFL Katie Cody Memorial Scholarship – 2014 recipient – Emma MaxwellCAM00073[1]
  • Summer Reading Program
  • Children's Programs – Early Literacy materials, iPod apps, Baby signing classes & materials, Take Your Child to the Library Day materials
  • "New Library Card Bags" for new card holders
  • Movie License

 

Special Support This Year


  • 882724_707781192595156_684498801_o  Held a Library Lover's Raffle in February to promote & encourage membership in the Friends. This year's winner was one of our young patrons, Mya Barnard 
  • Donated fund for the Pioneer Library System Lobby Day bus
  • Purchased four card tables for Bridge Party
  • Provided financial support for Bridge Party lunches
  • Provided funds for several library programs such as Genealogy & Astronomy
  • Decorated the inside & outside of the library for the holiday season
  • Provided funds for new, smaller library tables
  • Memoiral Donation – Jim Cody

 

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Officers:

President – Ellen Quantrano

Secretary – Jane Gerace

Treasurer – Bryan Kemmerer