News from the April Friend’s Meeting

In this post you will find highlights from our April Monthly Meeting.

Please join me in welcoming our new board members who were all in attendance at our meeting yesterday: Julie Maneikis, Membership Director; Renee Toth, Secretary; Jennifer Myette, Treasurer

We were excited to learn that the Origami workshop was attended by 75 people and that Miss Olivia’s Do Drop Ins continue to be at full capacity. What an exciting time for the library! As a friends organization we are thrilled to raise funds to support these wonderful programs!

In other news…

We will have a membership drive presence at the PTA Casino night at the library on May 10th.

We are also extremely excited about the Library Lantern Festival on May 11th and will be there with our table. Please stop by, say hi, and learn more about what we do as an organization.

Our Plant and Bake Sale fundraiser is on track for May 18th, 10AM-2PM. We are actively seeking donations of plants, baked goods, and empty garden pots.

If you have pots to donate: please  kindly leave your pots in the lobby of the library.

If you are able to volunteer that day or have questions about donating plants, pots, or baked goods, please email us.

We will be accepting plant and baked good donations at the library on the following days and times:

Friday, May 17th from 1-5PM

Saturday, May 18th from 9AM-10AM

Our youth services librarian, Olivia Gatti, have provided us with a wish list of supplies. If you are able to donate any of these items, please let her know by sending her an email:

  • Clorox Wipes
  • glue
  • beads and buttons
  • feathers
  • stickers
  • markers
  • paints
  • plastic storage bins for craft supplies
  • dress-up clothing
  • lightly used ride-on toys
  • playhouse/kitchen
  • play tunnels
  • sensory table
  • paper towel rolls
  • plastic soda and water bottles
  • tissues

Finally, we have made a change to the date of our May meeting. We will be meeting on May 15th at 6PM at the library. Please do join us!

As always, thank you for taking the time to read our updates. We look forward to seeing you at the upcoming events!