Friends Annual Meeting, April 2, 2016

owlsAll are invited to the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library’s Annual Meeting on Saturday, April 2, 2016, beginning at 1:30pm.  During the Annual Meeting, the Friends will honor Tommey Seggers and Artists-At-Large, Inc., as Friends of the Year for their contributions to the library and to the community.

Following the business meeting and award presentations, Elizabeth Ives Hunter, former director of the Cape Cod Museum of Art, will speak about Isaac Caliga and his portrait of Hyde Park’s American Impressionist painter John J. Enneking.  The formal unveiling of the portrait will take place at the end of the lecture, and the afternoon will conclude with a reception featuring the traditional offering of homemade sweets.

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Friends Annual Meeting, 1:30PM Saturday, March 28

Jazz at the LibraryAll are invited to the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library’s Annual Meeting on Saturday, March 28, 2015, beginning at 1:30pm.  During the Annual Meeting, the Friends will honor Mary Margaret Pitts and Barbara Wicker as Friends of the Year for their many contributions to the library and to the community.

Following the business meeting and award presentations, Carolyn M. Goldstein of the Public History and Community Archives Program at U/Mass Boston will present a lecture on the Mass. Memories Road Show and a possible Hyde Park show in 2016.  The afternoon will conclude with a reception featuring the traditional offering of homemade sweets.

Friends’ Board Meeting February 5, 2015

libstepsHeeding snowy weather forecasts, the next open board meeting for the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library will be held on Thursday, February 5, 6:30 p.m.-7:45p.m. in Weld Hall at the library.  Friends members and the general public are invited and welcome to attend.

Upcoming Board Meetings occur monthly on the first Monday at the same times:

  • March 2
  • April 6
  • May 4.

The Annual Meeting of the Friends is scheduled for Saturday, March 28, 2015.  Details and guest speaker to be announced closer to the date.

A Mini-Book Sale is planned for the Spring as well as a fund-raising event.   Contact us at:  info@friendshplibrary.org, for more information about helping with Friends’ activities.

Friends’ Board Meeting January 5, 2015

libstepsThe next open board meeting for the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library will be held on Monday, January 5, 6:30 p.m.-7:45p.m. in Menino Hall at the library.  Friends members and the general public are invited and welcome to attend.

Upcoming Board Meetings occur monthly on the first Monday at the same times:

  • February 2
  • March 2
  • April 6
  • May 4.

The Annual Meeting of the Friends is scheduled for Saturday, March 28, 2015.  Details and guest speaker to be announced closer to the date.

A Mini-Book Sale is planned for the Spring as well as a fund-raising event.   Contact us at:  info@friendshplibrary.org, for more information about helping with Friends’ activities.

Annual Meeting, 1 p.m. Saturday, April 5: Be There!

Jazz at the LibraryAll are invited to the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library’s Annual Meeting this Saturday, April 5, 2014, beginning at 1pm.  During the Annual Meeting, the Friends will honor Claire Pauley as Friend of the Year for her many contributions to the library and to the Friends.

Following the business meeting and award presentations, Emma Snellings from Trailside Museum will present lecture on birds of prey featuring live specimens from the museum’s collection.

The afternoon will conclude with a reception featuring the traditional offering of homemade sweets.  Friends owl logo T-shirts will be available for sale at half price at this event.