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Announcements

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…

Kay Olan, March 22nd.

Kay Olan, a member of the Mohawk Nation, storyteller, and retired teacher, spent summers growing up on a Mohawk reservation near the NY/Canada border. She is on the Ndakinna Board of Directors which among other things, organizes the Saratoga Native American Festival. Kay has presented programs in libraries, schools, museums and for the Peace Alliance….

Hyde Park Bus Trip Announcement! **TRIP FULL**

The trip is now full, and registration is closed. The Friends of the Saratoga Springs Public Library invite you to historic Hyde Park, NY this spring! Enjoy tours of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and Eleanor Roosevelt’s Val-Kill Cottage. Finish off the day with an exquisite lunch at the Culinary Institute of America. Cost is $95…

Book Shop Sale & January Newsletter

Make sure to check out the Book Shop for a new sale: 10-cent paperback sale (and 20% in shop) – 3/18, 6/10, 9/2 & 11/18 from 10am till 4pm. 50%-off Sale: 3/23 – 3/29; 10/19 – 10/25; 11/27 (Black Friday) Members have Advantage Weekend as pre-sale before public: 3/21 & 3/22; 10/17 & 10/18 Members-only…

New Website!

Our new website has been updated, but it’s still the same Friends of the Saratoga Springs Public library that you know and love.