May 2019 Newsletter

THOUGHTS FROM OUR PRESIDENT…

May is here and that means so is Big Day of Giving! Please consider donating to the Friends of the Woodland Public Library on May 2nd, which will help support continued programming at the library. The library is an important safe and inclusive space in our community that helps ensure access to knowledge for all. Here is a link to our fundraising page where you can make your donation: ttps://www.bigdayofgiving.org/woodlandfol.

Thanks for being a Friend of the Woodland Public Library!

Be part of something BIG! Support your Library by donating to FOL on Big Day of Giving. Your donations help provide  for Woodland Library programs and services. Donations as little as $15 make a big difference.

Four easy ways to give-

        1. Schedule your donation online

        2. Send a check to the FOL

        3. Give online on May 2

        4. Donate at the Library on May 2

Go to http://www.bigdayofgiving.org/woodlandfol to schedule or make an online donation. Mail donations to FOL, P O 545, Woodland, CA 95776-0545. On May 2, FOL members will be available to accept your donation at the Library from 9 am to 4 pm. All who donate $15 or more or become FOL members.

Your support will keep our Library programs and services going strong and help the Library explore new ways to serve our community. THANK YOU for supporting the Woodland Public Library!

CALLING ALL DOGS

Share a picture of your dog on the Friend’s Facebook page FOL Facebook to be entered to win a $25 Dixie's Paws & Claws gift card!

On May 2nd, the Friends are participating in this year's Big Day of Giving, the Sacramento Region Community Foundation’s once-annual 24-hour giving challenge.

We thought we’d have a little fun this year with Big Day of Giving, or BDOG for short. Share a picture of your dog in the comments of our FOL Facebook – and be entered to win a  $25 gift card to Dixie's Paws & Claws so you can pamper that pup!

Winner will be selected randomly and announced on Big Day of Giving,

May 2.

FOL UPCOMING

EVENTS HIGHLIGHTS

May Events

May 2, Thursday Big Day of Giving, (Thursday, 9 am-4 pm)

Carnegie Library

May 11, Saturday Book Sale (Saturday, 9 am - 12 pm)

May 11, Woodland Farmer’s Market Opening (Saturday, 9 am - 12 pm) First Street Across from the Library

May 13, Regular Board Meeting (Monday, 5 pm) Leake Conference Room

May 30, Thursday Book Sale (Thursday, 4 - 6:30 pm)

COCKTAILS FOR A CAUSE UPDATE

A big thank you to everyone who participated in Mojo’s Cocktail for a Cause.  We had a great crowd turn out on April’s First Friday Art Walk.

Because of your generous participation in the event the Woodland Friends of the Public Library were able to raise $97.00 to benefit programming at our library.

We appreciate your support of our wonderful Woodland Public Library (built 1905), the oldest continuing  operating Carnegie library in the state of California! 

DATES FOR TEENS

 

Wednesday, May 1, Teen Advisory Board Meeting 3:30 pm. Teen Area

Tuesday May 7, Teen Book Club 5:30 pm. Teen Area 

Tuesdays, May 14 & 28, Lego Engineering Club 5:30 pm.

Square One

Friday May 17, Open Mic Night Talent Show 7 pm. Leake Room

 

Every Tuesday, Chess Club 6 pm Leake Community Center

Local Author to Speak at Woodland’s Friends of the Library Annual Meeting

On Saturday, June 8 at 6 pm, the Friends of the Woodland Public Library will hold their annual membership meeting featuring a spaghetti dinner, beer from Blue Note, and a presentation by Justin Chechourka, author of Sacramento Beer: A Craft History.

This event will be held in the Leake Center at the Public Library, 250 First Street in Woodland. Doors open at 6:00 pm, followed by a brief meeting at 6:30 pm, with a full dinner and beverages served before our author’s talk.

You must be a Friends of the Library member to attend. This is the Friends’ sole members-only event of the year; it’s a special way to thank members for their generous support throughout the past year. RSVPs are appreciated through the Friends of the Library email:  woodlandfol@gmail.com.

FRIENDS’ BOARD MEMBERS

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

PRESIDENT: Alison Borkowska

VICE PRESIDENT: Michael Gangitano

SECRETARY: Martha Scott

TREASURER: Diana Dearmore

COMMITTEE CHAIRS

MEMBERSHIP: Christy Barton

VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR: Open

BOOK SALES - SORTING: Diana Dearmore

BOOK SALES - DAYS: Alison Borkowska

COMMUNITY LIAISON: Open

BOARD PROGRAMS: Open

PUBLICITY: Renee Thompson

MEMBER AT LARGE: Joan Tolla

NEWSLETTER: Martha Scott

BULLETIN BOARD: Renee Thompson

WEBSITE/IT: Open

FOL Board Members

Book Sales Sorting

Book Sales Days

Big Day of Giving

If you’re interested:

Email us: woodlandfol@gmail.com

Website: http://www.woodlandfol.org/