At the Kent County Public Library Transforms meeting August 17th, Barbara MacBeth shared some impressive statistics about the library. 66% of the Kent County Population has library cards There was a 14% increase in the number of people visiting the library in the last three years (100,275!) There was a 26% increase more »
June 18th the North Branch of the KCPL celebrated its 10th anniversary with a speech from Galena’s former mayor and lots of cake. What a successful story’s! Thank you all for a wonderfully successful Annual Meeting and Gala! We had over fifty members help us celebrate the end of a very successful year. The more »
Our annual business meeting and gala will be June 9th, 5:45 pm, in the library meeting room. The food and wine will be wonderful. There is a $15 charge and invitations will be coming. Please invite your friends. We have a few members leaving the board this year. Be sure to let us know at more »
Invitations to Members’ Night for the upcoming Book Sale are being mailed now! If you don’t receive yours, please renew your membership and we’ll make sure you get one! You can also renew on Members’ Night – $10 will get you in! The FOL is happy to welcome Joann Fairchild Wood as a new member more »
In October the Kent County Commissioners honored the Friends of the Library by declaring October 18-24th Friends of the Library week. What and honor for us. Thank you all, so much, for supporting our activities.
Chestertown boasts of many traditions, and one of the favorites is the semi-annual Friends of the Kent County Public Library (FOL) book sale. It’s being held a little earlier this fall, good news to those of you who want to stockpile some good reading for those long winter nights or perhaps to get a head more »
FOL membership is now 412 with 17 life time members. Thank you all so much! Don’t forget to join before the Fall Book Sale. Dates for the Fall Book Sale are set. Set up is October 21st, Member’s Night is October 22nd, Full Days October 23rd and 24th, and part day October 25th. More more »
Thanks all who came to our Annual Meeting and Gala June 4th. It was wonderful to share the results of our successful year with our “Friends” A few pictures here, from our annual meeting.
Our Annual Meeting and Spring Gala is set for June 4th, 6 pm. Save the date and get ready to party! Remember to come to our Annual Meeting and Gala. We will reprise the year, thank many who have helped us, induct new officers and members and have a warm and refreshing Gala. It will more »
So far this year the FOL has given the library over $6,000 for materials and programs. The contributions included money for more adult chairs (with rack), a flat screen TV (with projector and case), expenses for a library association conference, three children’s programs, a parenting presentation, an author night, and the Radio Jarocho Performance. Our more »