FoLL 2017 Annual Membership Meeting

follannualmeetingflyer2jan-142017JOIN US ON SATURDAY, JAN. 14 2017 at NOON

Friends of the Lacey Library Annual Membership Meeting

Where: The meeting room at the Lacey Timberland Library

Program:  The Ancient Fruitcake. This talk is not about the old leftovers in the fridge. It is about food that is so old, so unusual, or so meaningful, that no one dares throw it away.  During this “chew and chat,” author and broadcaster Harriet Baskas explores how and why these and other formerly fresh foods may have been forgotten, intentionally tucked away, or preserved due to unusual or peculiar

Join other members for lunch.  Sandwich/Veggies/Dessert/Beverage will be served.

Approve the 2017 Budget.

Elect officers: Becky Russell and Paul Brunner have been nominated for Treasurer and Vice-President respectively.

Renew your 2017 Membership.

Membership/renewal forms are available at each meeting.  Membership is $5 per year.

Join the Friends of the Lacey Library on the second Wednesday of every other month, to meet new people, become more involved in the FoLL and discover what’s new at the library.  2017 meeting dates are Jan.14,  March 8, May 10, July 12, Sept. 13, Nov. 8.  All meetings are at noon; join us with a brown bag lunch!

Join us at our annual meeting

2017 AnnualMeeting HBDon’t miss this year’s annual meeting as we welcome Harriet Baskas  and her program: The Ancient Fruitcake: What Really, Really Old Food Tells Us about History, Culture, Love, and Memory.  We also elect officers during this meeting, recap the previous year and make plans for the upcoming year. Lunch is served with entertainment following.

We would love to see you at this free event at noon on Saturday, January 14, 2017 in the Lacey Library meeting room, 500 College Street SE.

Get your holiday on at October sale

We put out our holiday books during this book sale. Get the best selections on cookbooks, craft books, holiday-themed mysteries and more. Who knows what’s left by the time the December sale rolls around (remember, our sales are bi-monthly). Prices haven’t changed: $1 hardbacks, trade paperbacks and music CDs; 25-cent/5 for $1 small paperbacks and $3 DVDs.

2016-childrendayRemember to redeem your Children’s Day book sale coupon! Grab one from the Lacey Timberland Library booth at Huntamer Park and head on down to the sale. Coupons are good on Children’s Day only.

The $1 coupon can be applied toward any book and children’s books typically start at 25 cents.

Those looking for something different….we have relaunched our used book sales on Amazon. Some 100 titles are expected to be listed on our seller’s page.  Find more details on our Books for Sale page.

Sale particulars:
Friday, September 30–1 pm to 4:30 pm (members pre-sale*)
Saturday, October 1–9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Lacey Timberland Library, 500 College Street SE.  Turn right in the foyer toward the meeting room.

*Join the Friends and gain access to this pre-sale. Memberships are available at the door: $5 individuals and $10 family.

A call out to members


The Friends of the Lacey Library has two vacancies on its board of directors: historian and secretary. Only requirement is membership in the Friends group. (Not a member? Join us.)

The secretary is responsible for recording meeting minutes, while the the historian keeps track of Friends documents, both current and historical. Both are voting members and help shape Friends programs and its support of your Lacey Timberland Library, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.

Contact with questions or to send your letter of interest. We look forward to hearing from you!

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