4 Holiday Raffle 2012 Winners

rafflejersey1The winners have been selected for the Holiday Raffle sponsored by the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library!

At the end of the Hyde Park Historical Society’s holiday meeting at the branch library on Saturday December 15th, Friends Directors Barbara Wicker and Claire Pauley drew 5 tickets for each of the 5 items in the prize package: 1 each MLB-licensed men’s large Pedroia home jersey (pictured above), reversible Red Sox pullover jacket, Red Sox zippered jacket with hood, Red Sox logo ball cap, and a commemorative Fenway coin set.  The winners drawn are:  Agnes Burns, Gloria Ganno (2), Alice Kane, and Roberta Poff.

Congratulations to the lucky winners, and a big “Thank-you!” to everyone who participated in our raffle!  A special “Thank-you!” from the Friends goes to Friends Director John Wentworth for his generous donation of the prize package.  The raffle proceeds totaling $250 will sponsor programs at the branch library in the coming year.

Happy Holidays!

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Three more days left before Raffle Drawing!

baseball1Time is running out to purchase your raffle tickets for the Friends’ Holiday Raffle featuring a special prize package of officially licensed Red Sox gear valued at $600!  The drawing for the lucky winner is set for Saturday, December 15 at 3 PM at the conclusion of the Hyde Park Historical Society’s holiday meeting.  Included in the prize package are:

  • 1 Men’s cap, navy with socks logo
  • 1 Men’s large Pedroia #15 jersey
  • 1 Men’s large reversible pullover jacket
  • 1 Men’s large hooded jacket
  • 1 Framed collectible coin set.

Pictures of the prize items available via our special raffle page linked above –> click “2012 Red Sox Holiday Raffle” in the black bar below the branch library picture.

Tickets are $5.00 each or 3 tickets for $10.00, and may be purchased in person at the branch library’s circulation desk.  Raffle tickets may also be purchased with a credit card via Paypal buttons on this website.  Please supply your name, phone number and email address when prompted.  The winning ticket holder need not be present at the drawing.

Proceeds of this holiday 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 the prize package and for his tireless support of Friends’ activities.

Good luck!

Friends’ Holiday Raffle 2012

The Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library are pleased to offer a Holiday Raffle featuring a special prize package of officially licensed Red Sox gear for the dedicated fan in your family! Included in the prize package are:

  • 1 Men’s cap, navy with socks logo
  • 1 Men’s large Pedroia #15 jersey
  • 1 Men’s large reversible pullover jacket
  • 1 Men’s large hooded jacket
  • 1 Framed collectible coin set.

Pictures of the prize items available via our special raffle page linked above–click “2012 Red Sox Holiday Raffle” in the black bar below the branch library picture.

Ticket sales kicked off at our Fall Book Sale at the beginning of November will continue through December 15, 2012, when the lucky ticket holder’s number will be drawn.  Tickets are $5.00 each or 3 tickets for $10.00.  Tickets may be purchased in person at the branch library’s circulation desk or with a check made to “Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library” and sent c/o Hyde Park Branch Library, 35 Harvard Avenue, Hyde Park, MA, 02136.  Raffle tickets may also be purchased with a credit card on our special raffle page linked above.  Please supply your name, phone number and email address when prompted.

Proceeds of this holiday 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 the prize package and for his tireless support of Friends’ activities.

Crafty Mondays, Mar-Apr 2012

Kids!  Come on by the Children’s Room on Monday evenings during March and April 2012 to make seasonal crafts.

Mar 5 – March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb…Choose a lion or lamb paper craft

Mar 12 – Make a festive holiday hat for St. Patrick’s Day

Mar 19 – Welcome Spring with a paper birdhouse colored, cut and glued by you!

Mar 26 – Celebrate National Nutrition Month with a laminated bookmark shaped like a carrot using tissue paper and yarn

Apr 2 – Create a cut and colorful rabbit windsock for Easter

Apr 9 – Join the celebration of National Library Week with a heartfelt bookmark made for a  special reader in your family

Apr 23 – April Showers Bring May Flowers! Make a cheerful spring mobile

Apr 30 – Celebrate May Day with a flowery paper plate basket

For more information, please contact the Children’s Librarian at the branch library.

Crafty Mondays, Jan-Feb 2012

Kids!  Come on by the Children’s Room on Monday evenings during January and February 2012 to make seasonal crafts.

Jan 9 – Thank you cards : express to someone special your appreciation for your holiday gift

Jan 23 – Chinese New Year : make a paper dragon to celebrate the New Year

Jan 30 – Paper Snowflakes : join us for snowflake fun for all ages – ability to use scissors a must!

Feb 6 – Valentine’s Day : create a valentine for a friends or family member

Feb 27 – Let’s Leap into Leap Year : Make a frog-inspired craft to celebrate this special day

For more information, please contact the Children’s Librarian at the branch library.