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Annual Awards Presented to Volunteers

Pat Ritzert, out-going President of Friends of the Library presented the Marie Madden Award to volunteer Gwen Ivins. This annual award is for library staff, volunteers or community members demonstrating distinguished service and was presented at The Friends annual meeting on May 20th.

Check out the FRIENDS on TV!

Watch the Friends of the Library’s interview on local station LOOK TV, channel 68! You can watch the full interview at looktvonline.com. Incoming president Lorrie Anthony and P.R. Committee member Terry Ronning chat with the host of the show LOOK TODAY. It aired on Wednesday, May 20th.

The Friends of the Library Visits Hyde Park!

The Friends toured the F.D.R. National Historic Site in Hyde Park including Springwood (F.D.R.’s home), Val-Kill (Eleanor’s cottage), the Presidential Library and museum. A group lunch at the Culinary Institute nearby rounded out the day.

New Perks for Being (or Becoming) a Friends Member!

1) Customized Searches: If a Friend is looking for a particular book, we’ll do an ongoing search for them, notify them if their book comes in. It’s done by filling out a form. 2) Sign-up or renewal special: We’ll take 20% off at the register on their 1st purchase when they sign-up or renew their…

Book Shop Sign Reveal

The Friends of the Library unveil new Book Shop sign. From left- Jeff Budge, Book Shop manager; Pat Ritzert, President; John Beisler, Board member and Gwen Ivins, graphic designer who created the logo. It was manufactured by Adirondack Sign Co.