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  1. Programs & Projects

    MYRTLE BEACH, FL Friends of the Socastee Library hosted their third annual Halloween Spookfest at the library. It's a family night at the library, with a costume contest, goody bags for the youngsters, and prizes for the winners of the scary story co ...

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  2. Membership

    SEYMOUR, IN Volunteers who contribute 75 hours of service to the library or to the Friends in 1998 will be eligible for a free 1999 individual membership in the Friends of the Jackson County Public Library. The Friends say, "We believe those who are ...

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  3. Book Sales

    ALBUQUERQUE, NM The Friends for the Public Library have opened "Books Alfresco," an outdoor patio connected to the Main Library Bookstore. A book cart specially designed for outdoor use is stocked with books and magazines offered for sale at the ...

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  5. Walter Farley Wing, Venice Public Library

    Walter Farley Wing, Venice Public Library Venice, FL Dedicated: 1989 Partner: Friends of the Venice Public Library   Walter Farley, author of the Black Stallion books, helped to found the Friends of the Venice Public Library in 1962, along with his wife, ...

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  6. Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me!

    Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!- SOLD OUT An Evening with Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!: A Fundraiser for ALTAFF Thursday, July 9, 2009 7:30-9:30 p.m. Chase Auditorium, 10 S. Dearborn St., Chicago ALTAFF, in partnership with ALA Conference Services, presents ...

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  7. Books for Babies Matching Grants

    In partnership with Nordstrom, ALTAFF awarded 40 grants (20 in 2008 and 20 in 2009) for $500 each to match $1,000 raised by selected Friends groups, women's groups, libraries, and other nonprofit organizations for purchasing Books for Babies kits fro ...

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  8. Designating a Literary Landmark

    ALTAFF invites you to apply for a Literary Landmark designation for any special location in your community that is tied to a deceased literary figure, author or his or her work. The Literary Landmarks Association was founded in 1986 by former FOLUSA presi ...

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  9. Success Stories

    Obstetricians' offices present a parenting film at end of the first trimester at which time the packets are distributed. White Sands Jr. Woman's Club, Almogordo, NM City Health Department nurses hand deliver the packets to new mothers. Anne Arun ...

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  10. Early Literacy

    What We Know About Early Literacy Early literacy (reading and writing) does not mean early reading instruction or teaching babies to read; it is the natural development of skills through the enjoyment of books, the importance of positive interactions betw ...

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