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Blog Post – March 1, 2017

Board meeting March 18… mark your calendar

The North Tillamook Library Board will meet on Saturday, March 18, from 9 to 11 a.m., at the library. Board members will devote one hour of the meeting to roles and responsibilities of board membership.

For other upcoming Library events be sure to check the calendar of the website.

 Books, volunteers needed for annual Memorial Day Weekend sale

It’s that time of year again. In preparation for the annual Memorial Day weekend sale, the Friends need donations of “gently used” books.  Books can be dropped off at the library during regular business hours. For the sale itself we need volunteers to unload the books at the two sale sites, and to assist during the sale.

Books are far as you can see at the annual Friends Memorial weekend sale
Books as far as you can see at the annual Friends Memorial weekend sale

The 2017 version of the annual Memorial Day weekend sale will take place Friday, May 26, and Saturday, May 27. The Friday evening sale, from 5 to 7 p.m., is for members of the Library Friends only. This gives you Friends first crack at books.

Fiction, children’s books, and audio and video discs will be available at Pine Grove. Non-fiction books will be at the Hoffman Center for the Arts. The Saturday sale will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at both sites. This day the sales are open to the general public.

If you have some good books you can part with, please donate them to the sale. Excluded are encyclopedias, textbooks and sets, such as Time-Life and Readers’ Digest sets. If you would like to help out with the sale, please contact Ann Morgan, 503-368-6595, or morgnann1950@gmail.com.

Still time to renew your membership

If you haven’t yet renewed your membership, now is the time to get that done!  Membership forms are available at the library or from Gail Young (gailmyoung@mac.com).

Remember, the most popular perk of Library Friends membership is the member’s only pre-sale Friday evening of the annual Memorial Day weekend book sale. Don’t miss out and renew your membership today.

When Couples Bicker Over Books

 We noticed this recent fun piece from the Wall Street Journal. Here’s a teaser: “If you and your partner haven’t bickered about books, you’re probably not readers.”

Link to the full story here. It is a fun read about relationships and…books.

 

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