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Announcements

Friends of the Library 50%-off Book Sale

The Friends of Saratoga Springs Public Library have an upcoming sale! “Friends Advantage Weekend” (pre-sale for members of The Friends) is Oct. 17th & 18th. The “public sale” begins October 19th – 25th. Friends Book Shop hours are: Monday – Thursday: 10 am – 8 pm; Friday: 10 am – 5 pm; Saturday: 10 am…

Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Library’s 10-cent paperback sale is September 2nd from 10am – 4 pm. Open to the public in H. Dutcher Community Room at library, 42 Henry St. in Saratoga Springs. The Friends Book Shop will offer 20%-off in shop too and accepts cash, check & credit card. Limited-edition Friends of the Library…

DARK DAY SALE AT THE FRIENDS BOOK SHOP

On Tues. August 18th when the horses aren’t running, stop by the library for a special 10-cent paperback sale. It’s open to the public & held between 10am – 4pm in the H. Dutcher Community Room. Members also receive 50% off in the Book Shop. Plenty of great summer reads! We take cash, credit card…

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…

The Friends’ Marie Morrison Outreach Program

Friends of the Saratoga Springs Public Library participated in Saratoga County Kids Care Club’s 2015 BookShare service project. Their Club’s members collected over 3,500 gently used and new books for its 2015 project in honor of Dr. Seuss. Through The Friends’ Marie Morrison Outreach Program, we donated childrens books to their worthy cause.

New Sign Outside the Friends Bookshop!

The Friends new logo appears on our new sign outside the Friends Book Shop. Stop by and see for yourself. Over-heard library staff saying “…. I love it. A horse reading a book!” You can’t get more Saratoga than that. Our new logo is courtesy of Gwen Ivins, who donated her time and talents to…

Sample of ExLibris Book Purchases 2014 -2015

The Friends ExLibris Society (membership level starting at $100) purchases non- fiction and references materials for the library. This is a small sample of the 300 books purchased by them in 2014-15. Look for The Friends ExLibris bookplate on the inside cover! America’s Great Hiking Trails Berger, Karen Hiking-Guidebooks The Boys in the Boat: nine…

The Brook Tavern Adopts the FRIENDS

The Brook Tavern at 139 Union Ave. at the intersection of Nelson Ave. has adopted The Friends of the Library for the month of May. For each dinner ordered from their “Neighbors Menu”, we will receive $1. This same menu is repeated each week. The Brook is owned by the Wishing Well restaurant, another venerable…

The Friends Sponsor a Film Residency With Mr. Mike

Mike Feurstein, creator of “How to Unmake a Bully” and partners in the “Don’t Wait to Unmake a Bully” program is currently doing a 5 day film residency culminating in a short film. It’s taking place during Spring Break and held at the library. This program can accommodate 27 children ages 9 through 18 who…