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Sunday, March 18, 2012


A significant amount of time has passed since my last two somewhat wimpy posts.  I blame it on my kitchen.  You see, I am trying to renovate my kitchen, and in order to save a little money, I'm trying to do a lot of it myself.  So the minute I get home from work, I'm donning the mask and goggles and revving up my power tools to set to work.  Needless to say, a lot of things that need getting done are not getting done.  (Hopefully, tomorrow I'll make it to the dump before our recycling devours the garage.)

Nevertheless, I would be sadly a miss if I didn't write this post before another day in March passes us by.
It's membership month at the library -- have you become a friend yet (or even better -- a best friend forever)?
The Friends of the Goodwin Memorial Library is an organization dedicated to enhancing the Goodwin Memorial Library through fundraising, campaigning, and providing resources.  Whether you want to take an active role in those things or just want to donate financially to the library, becoming a Friend is the way to go.  Becoming a friend requires a tax-deductible contribution in the amount of your choice.  Donation forms are available at the library.
One small reminder: if you signed up to become a friend in a past year, now is the time to renew that membership!  (It's an annual contribution.)

And while I'm on the topic of libraries, do you have one of these yet?

If you don't, it's a good time to get one.  The library offers access to the entire CWMARS catalog (including ebooks), research databases, free wireless internet, bestselling books and videos, newspaper and magazines, a book club and knitting group, a local history collection, art exhibits, and more.  Become a friend of the library this month, and while you're at it, get a library card, too.

Also during the month of March at the library:
  • the Hadley Heritage photography show being exhibited; postcards from 4 of the shows photographs for sale with proceeds going to the library through the Friends group
  • a raffle for a lovely Gardenscapes gift basket that includes 1-hour of garden consulting, seeds, candles, a book of flowers, a garden gnome, jam, and more; $1 per chance
  • Tea with a Friend: cookies and tea provided by members of the Friends every Tuesday from 3-4


Anonymous said...

Thanks Emily! We loved meeting you and Mr. Hadley at the Library art exhibit! :)
Linda Meehan

Laraine said...

Looking forward to seeing pictures of the new kitchen!