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!

No August Board Meeting for Friends of HP Branch

The next open board meeting for the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library will be on Thursday, September 6, at 6:30 p.m. in Menino Hall at the library.  The regular meeting time for the Board is the first Monday of each month.  The August meeting is canceled, and the September meeting is rescheduled because the library is closed on the first Monday of September, Labor Day.

In the meantime, please join us at the remaining 3 Thursday concerts in the garden: the JP Jazz Collective this Thursday, August 9; Fox and Branch on August 16, and Tony Cibotti on August 23.  The concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be held in Menino Hall in the event of rain or excessive heat.

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.

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!