Happy New Year 2018!
Remember the Friends of the Library meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7 pm, in the yellow building. Come see us in action! We will be looking for new members for the FOL Board in June. Earth Day. We will be celebrating Earth Day, April 21st, again this year. We’ll have a table in […]
Friends of the Library Annual Gala
Please remember the Friends of the Library Annual Gala, Thursday, September 21s, 5:30-8:00 at the library. Short meeting, lots of friends, food and cocktails! See you there!
Annual Meeting – September 1st
Change! Our Annual meeting has been changed from June 8th to September 21st. Hope this new date is better for your schedule!
Acclaimed Novelist Roxana Robinson Visits KCPL
Kent County Public Library is delighted to announce an evening with acclaimed novelist Roxana Robinson. On Friday, May 19th, meet the author during a catered reception and book signing starting at 5:30. Due to limited seating, tickets are required to attend Ms. Robinson’s talk at 6:45. Tickets are FREE OF CHARGE and available on a […]
Spring Book Sale!
Join us for our Spring Book Sale! Member’s Preview Night: April 27th – 5:30PM-7:30PM – Become a member on the spot! Open to the public: April 28th – 10:00AM-8:00PM April 29th – 10:00AM-3:00PM April 30th – 10:00AM-3:00PM – $5 Box Day!
Wonder what your support of the Friends of the Library means to the library?
Some of what we did for the library in 2016: Funded the very successful evening (book signing, talk, and reception) with the multi award winning NYT bestselling Baltimore crime writer Laura Lippmann at no charge to the public Funded approximately 10K toward the purchase of books and audio visual materials for the collections at all […]
Upcoming Meeting and Events
Don’t forget that all members are invited to our monthly Friends of the Library board meetings. They are the second Tuesday of every month from 7-8:30 pm in the library’s yellow building. Our next meeting is January 10th. We are in the process of planning something special for Earth Day this Year. Our Annual Meeting […]
Kent County Public Library Transforms
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 […]
10th Anniversary of North Branch
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 […]