Friends 2012 Annual Meeting

The Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library will hold its Annual Meeting on Saturday, March 31, 2012, 1:30pm, in Menino Hall, Hyde Park Branch Library. The Hyde Park Friends members are invited to attend this annual meeting to receive reports on the organization and to approve 3 Board of Directors members to new three-year terms.  The annual Friend of the Year award will be presented to Ron Covitz of Ron’s Gourmet Ice Cream.

At the conclusion of the organization’s business, a musical program will be presented by the d’Allegro Duo, featuring Laura Delgado Clemons and Bob Shea.  Light refreshments will be served at the end of the Annual Meeting.

For more information, please call 617-361-2524.

Winner drawn: 2012 Red Sox Raffle

The Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library would like to congratulate the Faneuil Friends for selling the lucky winning raffle ticket for the Red Sox Experience Raffle drawn on Friday, February 3, 2012.  Pictured at left are Boston Public Library Foundation Executive Director David McKay, and President of the Friends of the Faneuil Branch Library Abigail Fury.   Our library Friends raised $118 for branch activities and were one of eight such groups submitting raffle tickets for the drawing.  Thank you to all who generously participated, and to the Boston Public Library Foundation for this raffle opportunity!

Monthly Friends Meeting

The next meeting of the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library will be held Monday, February 6, from 6:30pm to 7:45pm. Members of the public as well as Friends members are welcome and encouraged to participate in the discussion and planning of Friends-sponsored events and activities. Your comments and input are appreciated!

Friends’ Fall 2011 Book & Media Sale

Book Sale!The Friends’ Fall semi-annual book and media sale will be held on Friday October 28 and Saturday October 29, from 10am to 3 pm.  Friends members are cordially invited to the Members Preview Reception on the evening of Thursday Oct 28, from 6pm to 7:30pm.  Not a member?  You can  become a member that evening!

In preparation for the sale, the Friends welcome donation of books and media in good saleable condition, which may be left on the first floor bench near the elevator.   Encyclopedic donations are usually not offered at the book sale.  Interested in volunteering, or have questions or comments?  Please leave a message with contact information at the circulation desk, or an email to the noted contact address below.

Monthly Friends Meeting

The next meeting of the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library will be held Monday, September 12, 2011, from 6:30pm to 7:45pm.  Members of the public as well as Friends members are welcome and encouraged to participate in the discussion and planning of Friends-sponsored events and activities.  Your comments and input are appreciated!