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How We’ve Made a Difference With Your Membership

How does your membership dues and support of the bookshop help our local library? In the past few years the Friends have funded: New AV equipment and upgrades for the community room at your library Replaced workstations for Public Training Lab Supported the Summer Reading Program yearly Supported the Saratoga Reads yearly Purchased a 3D…

SaratogaREADS! 2018 Selections

Elizabeth Kolbert’s Pulitzer-Prize-winning title, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, is the SaratogaREADS! community-wide reading and discussion selection for 2018. This year’s selection by the Saratoga Springs Public Library coincides with its new sustainability initiative, which is focused on minimizing the library’s environmental impact and fostering a dialogue about a more resilient future. The SaratogaREADS!…

Awards Given at The Friends’ Annual Meeting

(L) Carrie Woerner, Assemblywoman for District 113 and (R) Ike Pulver, Director of Saratoga Springs Public Library congratulate (Center) Kathleen Royka on receiving the Library’s H. Dunham Hunt Award for this year. It is given in recognition of volunteer service to the Library. The Library’s H. Dunham Hunt Award was given posthumously to Jean Stamm…

Thanks to Our 2015-2016 Ex Libris Members!

2015-16 Ex Libris Members Adirondack Trust Insurance, Agency Phyllis Aldrich Lorrie Anthony Sheelagh Baily Richard Bamberger Allen Barclay Susan Bartle Susan Beaudoin John Beisler Leslie Bell Susan Bergmann Kenneth Bollerud Elsie & Laurence Cagle Laura Chodos Dorothy Christiansen Catherine Clarke Frank Conte Ann Crowell Sandra Cullinan Katherine Currie Bailey Delaney Robert and Marcia DiSieno Peter…

The Friends of the Library Helped Celebrate!

The Friends of the Library helped celebrate the Library’s 65th birthday (established in 1950), the 20th birthday of our Henry St. library and the Friends Book Shop (1995). Some friends (photos) stopped by our table at the Brown Bag Lunch Program on October 8th. Check out the photos from the event too!

You Can Now Buy a FRIENDS Tote Bag, Featuring the New Logo!

$14 plus tax (cash, check or credit card) Purchase in the Friends Book Shop while supplies last! Sturdy enough for heavy items like books, groceries, a weekend getaway or daily use Made in U.S.A., 100% cotton, machine washable, gusseted-sides for extra space Great as gifts – stock up for the holidays Tote Bag Flier

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.