Friends’ 2014 Spring Raffle

The Bruins are still a smoking team after their championship win!  The Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library are pleased to offer a Spring raffle featuring a special prize package of officially licensed Boston Bruins gear for the dedicated hockey fan in your family.  The package includes

cap1 Men’s cap w/2011 NHL Champs logo

polo1 Men’s large Bruins polo shirt, black

tshirt1 Men’s large 6x Champs T-shirt

hoodie1 Men’s large 2011 NHL Champs hoodie
duffel1 Boston Bruins Wheeling Carry-on Duffle
banner1 – 2011 Championship Banner, 44″x28″
framedcoins1- 13″x16″ Framed collectible coin set

Ticket sales will continue now through April 12, 2014, when 7 lucky ticket holders will be drawn–prizes are winner’s choice in order drawn.  Prizes may be picked up from the branch library (ID may be requested) or shipped to winner.

Tickets are $2.00 each or 3 tickets for $5.00.  Three ways to enter!

  1. Ticket forms may be picked up next to the collection box at the Friends’ book sales shelves opposite the circulation desk.  Deposit completed form with attached payment in cash or check in the collection box (library staff cannot accept payments or issue tickets); or
  2. Make out a check to “Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library” and mail with your name, phone number and email address, as well as choice of 3 prize items, to the Friends c/o Hyde Park Branch Library, 35 Harvard Avenue, Hyde Park, MA, 02136; or
  3. Use a credit card with the Paypal buttons below.  Quantity for 3 raffle ticket option can be increased.  Please supply your name, phone number and email address as well as choice of 3 prize items when prompted.
1 Raffle ticket, $2
3 Raffle tickets, $5

 

Proceeds of this spring raffle will benefit programs and activities at the branch library in the coming year.  All programs and activities at the library are free and open to the public.

The Friends are grateful to Board of Directors member John Wentworth for his generous donation of another sports prize package and for his tireless support of Friends’ activities.

Friends Mini Book-sales This Week!

Book Sale!This weekend, in place of our large Spring weekend sale, the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library will again have volunteer staff on hand for its monthly mini-book sales.

Come on down to our book room outside of Menino Hall on the Ground Floor, where available books include a wide range of fiction and nonfiction, all new acquisitions since our Fall 2012 book sale.  Prices range from $.25 for small paper backs and children’s books to $1.00 for large paperbacks and hardcovers.

This week’s sale hours:
     Thursday,  June 6:     5-7:30 p.m.
     Friday,      June 7:      9a.m.-12 p.m.
     Saturday,  June 8:      9a.m.-12p.m.

Support the Friends while feeding your reading needs this weekend!

Friends Mini Book-sales This Week!

Book Sale!This weekend, in place of our large Spring weekend sale, the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library will again have volunteer staff on hand for its monthly mini-book sales.

Come on down to our book room outside of Menino Hall on the Ground Floor, where available books include a wide range of fiction and nonfiction, all new acquisitions since our Fall 2012 book sale.  Prices range from $.25 for small paper backs and children’s books to $1.00 for large paperbacks and hardcovers.

This week’s sale hours:
     Thursday,  May 2:     5-7:30 p.m.
     Friday,      May 3:      9a.m.-12 p.m.
     Saturday,  May 7:      1-3 p.m.
Future sale weeks:
          June 6-8  (Thu 5-7:30 p.m.;  Fri 9a.m.-12 p.m.; and Sat 9a.m.-12p.m.)

Support the Friends while feeding your reading needs this weekend!

Menino Hall 1 p.m. Saturday, April 6: Be There!

Jazz at the LibraryAll are invited to the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library’s Annual Meeting this Saturday, April 6, 2013, beginning at 1pm.  During the Annual Meeting, the Friends will honor Alice Yee Kane as Friend of the Year for her many contributions to the library and to the Friends.

In addition, the Friends will recognize longtime Hyde Park Branch library assistants Theresa Cameron and Marge Gurney who retired in 2012.

Following the business meeting and award presentations, Soo & Maria, a jazz duo from the New England Conservatory, will present selections from their repertoire of jazz favorites re-arranged for voice and harp.

The afternoon will conclude with a reception featuring the traditional offering of homemade sweets. And of course, an opportunity to investigate the mini-book sale kicking off this weekend!

Friends Launch Mini Book-sales This Week!

Book Sale!In place of our large Spring weekend sale, the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library are pleased to announce a new opportunity for your book purchases:  monthly mini-book sales staffed by volunteers from the Friends during the first weekends of April, May, and June.

Volunteers will be on hand to conduct sales from our book room outside of Menino Hall on the Ground Floor.  Available books include a wide range of fiction and nonfiction, all new acquisitions since our Fall 2012 book sale.  Prices range from $.25 for small paper backs and children’s books to $1.00 for large paperbacks and hardcovers.

This week’s sale hours:
     Thursday,  April 4:     5-7:30 p.m.
     Friday,      April 5:      9a.m.-12 p.m.
     Saturday,  April 6:      2-4 p.m.   AFTER THE ANNUAL MEETING

Future sale weeks:
          May 2-4  (Thu 5-7:30 p.m.;  Fri 9a.m.-12 p.m.; and Sat 1-3p.m.)
          June 6-8  (Thu 5-7:30 p.m.;  Fri 9a.m.-12 p.m.; and Sat 9a.m.-12p.m.)

Support the Friends while feeding your reading needs!